DP World Industrial Action Update

Dear Valued Customers & Partners,

Please find below the recent communication from Ravi Sheshadri, the Vice President of Commercial Ports & Terminals Oceania – APAC at DP World Australia. The message pertains to the ongoing industrial action at DP World terminals, which is expected to persist until November 6th.

Dear Valued Customers,

In accordance with Section 414(2)(b) of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), we wish to notify you of the upcoming protected industrial actions scheduled to be taken by members of the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) covered under the respective DP World Enterprise Agreements.
This includes:

  • Work stoppages, bans, and other measures in Brisbane, Fremantle, Sydney, and Melbourne.
  • A 24-hour work stoppage in Sydney on the 30th of October.

For any concerns or if further clarification is required, please reach out via email at Rohit.sukumar@dpworld.com.au and cct.schedule@dpworld.com.au.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and assure you of our commitment to resolve these matters at the earliest possible opportunity. Your continued patience and understanding during this period are much appreciated.


Ravi Sheshadri
Vice President – Commercial – Ports & Terminals
Oceania – APAC 

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

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