For truck drivers using port roads at Port Botany, new rules have come into play today, 13 January, in response to empty container parks in Sydney facing high demand for empty container de-hire and the subsequent long truck queues.
Peak transport and logistic groups have had enough of the monopoly power of privately-owned ports and are calling for the state and federal governments to take urgent action. Read more
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) will today use a conciliation hearing of the Fair Work Commission to formally offer a peace deal to Patrick Terminals that could deliver an immediate end to all industrial action at the company’s container terminals. Read more
Leading stevedore Patrick Terminals has applied to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to urgently seek an end to costly industrial action by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) at four ports. Read more
Woolworths is planning to build two new automated grocery distribution centres in the Moorebank Logistics Park in south-west Sydney.