January 12, 2022

National strike by port workers on December 15

National strike by port workers on December 15

Bombay, Dec. 13 (KNN) According to a statement from the Indian government-owned Mumbai Port Trust, employees cannot be granted leave on December 15, 2021, as major portworker associations declared a nationwide protest on that day.

He categorically stated that the absence of an employee during the strike period can be dealt with on the principle of “no work, no pay”.

All officers have been ensured to remain on duty at their respective duty points, Mumbai Port Trust said.

He said the move was taken by the Autonomous Company despite several efforts to avoid it after receiving a strike notice from the Federation of Ports and Dockworkers of India, the Union of Transportation and Transportation Workers. docks (Mumbai), MbPT Flotilla Workers Association, MbPT Workers Union and MbPT Kamgar Ekta union.

Mumbai Port Trust (also known as the Bombay Port Trust) is a port located midway on the west coast of India, on the natural deep-water port of Mumbai (Bombay) in Maharashtra. The 400 square kilometer (150 square mile) port is protected by the Konkan mainland to the east and north and the island city of Mumbai to the west.

The port opens to the south on the Arabian Sea. The port is administered by the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT, formerly Bombay Port Trust (BPT)), an independent company wholly owned by the Indian government. The port is mainly used for bulk cargo, while most of the container traffic is directed to the port of Nhava Sheva through the port.