Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Dear Valued Clients

Please be advised that due to industrial action being taken by the Maritime Union of Australia at VICT there is going to be stoppages starting from this afternoon that will have a significant impact on deliveries and collections in and out of VICT

The stoppages and bans include:

  • A stop work for a full 12-hour shift on Friday, 19 February, commencing 6:00pm.
  • Further 12-hour shift bans are threatened for Sunday, 21 February at 6.00 am, following immediately by a 24-hour ban commencing at 18.00, 21 February - therefore incurring a 36-hour concurrent stoppage of all VICT's operations and equipment maintenance
  • From Monday February 22, VICT's control room will be banned from operating cranes unless the operations of each crane is manned by a dedicated quayside supervisor.
  • An indefinite ban on overtime, various restrictions on communications phone use and bans on interaction with anyone outside Australia.
For further information around these stoppages and disruptions please see the link below, in regards to what we can achieve through VICT during this time our Customer Service team will continue to keep you updated as the information is known.

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