24-hr Strike at DP World Terminal in Fremantle, Australia; Further Actions Planned

Published on January 14, 2020 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments January 14: No fewer than 200 dockworkers at DP World’s container terminal in Fremantle, Australia, have stopped work for 24 hours, accusing the company of failing to bargain in good faith as negotiations for a new workplace agreement drag on for more than 15 months. The strike, which commenced on late January 12, will be followed by a range…

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ICC 2019 Report: Unprecedented Number of Crew Kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea

Published on January 14, 2020 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments January 14: Despite overall piracy incidents declining in 2019, there was an alarming increase in crew kidnappings across the Gulf of Guinea, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report. In 2019, IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre received 162 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships worldwide, in comparison to 201 reported incidents…

January 14, 2020
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