Over two-days members from the Floating Production Storage Offtake (FPSOs) vessels gathered in the WA Branch union rooms to review the last two years of the industry and discuss matters relating to the broader industry.
Usually working in isolated conditions, the conference affords the delegates an opportunity to regroup and work on strategies.
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Over 800 union members and delegates have attended the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) WA State Conference in Fremantle as they looked to deal with the challenges of the industry with local Union leaders as well as national and international representatives.Read more