Release Rena Inspection Reports Say Maritime Union

Whilst Filipino crew members are being evacuated out of New Zealand for their own safety, the Maritime Union has again asked for Maritime New Zealand to release its inspection reports for the MV Rena, saying that it should reveal whether the ship received a full inspection after being found with defects in China and Australia,…

Responsibility For Rena Disaster Lies With Government

“The Maritime Union says that the responsibility for the Rena disaster lies with Government and authorities as much as with individual crew members. Maritime Union of New Zealand General Secretary Joe Fleetwood says the arrest today of the master of the Rena on serious charges should not deflect attention away from the greater responsibility for…