Fabian Demicoli

GRTU reacts to Port Workers’ Tariffs

GRTU has reacted to VGT tariffs in relation to Port Workers through communication with Transport and Infrastructure Minister Hon Joe Mizzi. GRTU believes that the reason the Port Reform was carried out was to decrease costs, which however, have not decreased in the last 9 years. The understanding was that the contract had to cover all costs and charges and therefore VGT should not be charging for the Port Workers’ Miscellaneous Tariffs. Since GRTU had protested against increases by the VGT, it is evident that alternative ways to increase charges are being sought. GRTU has received correspondence on the matter fromTransport Malta Chairman James Piscopo whereby GRTU has been informed that fees being applied have already been in place in the Port Work Regulations. This implies that these fees may not have been fully applied in the past but are being enforced today. In practice this may means a de facto  increase having been effected.  GRTU will be continuing with its campaign to see port charges reduced.

 

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