Svitzer Australia will lock out its 582 harbour towage employees indefinitely from 12:00pm Australian Eastern standard time, Friday 18th November. The company advised no vessels will be towed into or out of 17 Australian ports that Svitzer services when the lockout becomes effective.
“This will impact shipping operations at major metropolitan and regional Australian ports nationwide in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia”, Svitzer said in their Media Release.
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