DP World Australia to axe 200 more stevedore jobs in prolonged row with union

July 19, 2019 Gavin van Marle

DP World Australia (DPWA) is to axe 200 dock workers, blaming volume losses since September.
Yesterday’s announcement came amid a second bout of industrial action at the port operator’s Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle terminals, which it said had impacted the entire supply chain, causing delays and additional costs for cargo owners and shipping lines.
“Four vessels have been redirected to other stevedores to mitigate delays, and we estimate 40 vessels and ...

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