ICTSI faces worker and landowner fight in PNG

Reportedly, Philippine port operator ICTSI has signed 25-year agreements to operate the ports of Lae and Motukea, Port Moresby. The ITF, the Maritime International Federation (MIF) and the PNG Maritime and Transport Workers Union (PNGMTWU) are concerned about the potential entry of ICTSI into PNG.

There are concerns about how the entry of a large multinational into the PNG port sector will impact on workers, local communities and landowner groups. Questions remained unanswered.

This factsheet outlines the key issues regarding ICTSI’s potential entry into PNG.