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Pay row leaves ore ship stranded

Pay row leaves ore ship stranded

Sydney: The International Transport Workers Federation Australia said in a release over the weekend it is assisting Filipino seamen aboard an iron ore carrier owned by Newfront Shipping of Greece in a pay dispute. The crew allege they have not received their wages for two months, and will not sail the vessel with ore for Shougang Concord to China. Producer Mount Gibson Iron in Western Australia notes it has fulfilled its contract by loading the ship. [11/05/09]

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