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RMT statement on Irish Ferries
Maritime Union RMT has raised serious concerns over today's announcement that Irish Ferries will commence a service on the Dover – Calais route. Irish Ferries is a well known operator with a proven reputation for exploiting overseas Seafarers. RMT has...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Irish Ferries, Dover, Calais, DFDS, P&O Ferries,
RMT raises serious safety concerns
FERRIES UNION RMT today responded to the publication of the Maritime Accident Investigation Branch’s report into the fire on the Lithuanian registered Finlandia Seaways in April 2018 which resulted in the withdrawal of the vessel from the Rosyth-Zeebrugge route by the...
Region: National
Tagged with: DFDS, Finlandia Seaways, Maritime Accident Investigation Branch, MAIB, Ferry, Seafarers
RMT demand Government action to stop shipowner exploitation of seafarers
RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said; “The shipping industry says it is seeking a level commercial playing field but today’s figures again show that UK seafarers continue to face unfair competition from low cost labour. We must end shipowners’ use...
Region: National
Tagged with: Seafarers, Shipping, P&O Ferries, DFDS, Stena Line, Condor Ferries, RFA, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Ratings
Ferries union RMT demands Government action as jobs carnage continues
RMT Senior Assistant General Secretary, Mick Lynch said: “On top of P&O Ferries attacks on British crews, this is another kick in the teeth for struggling port communities, particularly in Humberside. “DFDS have received Critical Freight Grant and furlough money...
Region: National
Tagged with: Ferries, DFDS
RMT to demonstrate today over £1.64 per hour poverty pay
MARITIME UNION RMT is holding a demonstration today over poverty pay on Scotland’s only roll-on roll-off freight link to Europe.   The Lithuanian-registered Finlandia Seaways, DFDS freight service operates between Rosyth and Zeebrugge in Belgium, employ Lithuanian seafarers on the...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: dfds, rosyth, finlandia seaways