DP World: Formal Notice of Intention to Take Industrial Action

Dear Valued Partners & Clients, 

More on our notice regarding the impending industrial action at DP World terminals across Australia, please take note of the below formal notice from DP World regarding the industrial action. 

We would like to bring to your attention an impending industrial action, in accordance with Section 414(2)(b) of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), that may affect our port operations. Here is a detailed breakdown of the bans set to take place across our ports: 

DP World Sydney:

• Commencing Saturday, 7 October, various bans on operations will be initiated, including overtime bans, shift extension bans, and other work-related bans. The majority of these bans will extend until Friday, 13 October.

DP World Melbourne:

• Beginning Sunday, 8 October, members will engage in a series of work stoppages ranging from 1-hour to 24-hour durations. Moreover, various bans on operations such as overtime, shift extensions, and work on certain ships will commence from Sunday, 8 October and will be in effect until Friday, 20 October.

DP World Fremantle:

• From Friday, 6 October, work stoppages of varying lengths will commence, alongside a variety of operational bans including overtime, work on certain ships, and others, all starting at 0600.

DP World Brisbane:

• Starting Saturday, 7 October, several bans on operations will be launched, such as overtime bans and shift extension bans, with a majority running until Friday, 13 October. 

Read the full announcement from DP World HERE

Please note that these bans & stoppages will significantly impact our services, and we appreciate your understanding and flexibility during this period. Our team is committed to minimising disruptions and ensuring the smoothest operations possible. We will keep you updated on any further developments.

We acknowledge the potential impact of these disruptions; however, please be advised that SILA will not assume liability for any additional charges arising from these industrial actions.

Thank you for your continued trust and partnership and should you have any questions or concerns, kindly reach out to our dedicated team! 

SILA Imports – imports@sila.net.au
SILA Exports – exports@sila.net.au
SILA Sales – sales@sila.net.au 
T: (+61) 07 3908 1690

SILA Global Pty Ltd