Sunday 18th Feb, 2018

Changes afoot at Port Moresby

THE government of Papua New Guinea recently announced it would close Container Terminal 4A in downtown Port Moresby on 18…
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Furneaux Freight announces new vessel plans

PLANS for a new purpose-built vessel have been announced by North Tasmanian logistics business Furneaux Freight. In a statement on…
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NYK signs charter deal for a methanol-fuelled methanol tanker

SINGAPORE-based NYK Bulkship (Asia) has signed a long-term charter contract with Waterfront Shipping Company (WFS) for a new-build methanol carrier…
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Sprouting new export markets for Victorian and SA seed-taters

SEED-potato farmers in Victoria and South Australia rejoice; Indonesians will soon be mashing potatoes grown from seed-taters imported from your…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Port surcharges – be careful how you respond

Article by Nathan Cecil* The introduction of port terminal infrastructure surcharges, their subsequent significant increase and the significant increase of…
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UPDATE: Tropical low in WA expected to become cyclone tonight

THE Bureau of Meteorology expects a tropical low in northern Western Australia to develop into a tropical cyclone by 8pm…
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Stink bug ship stuck off Brisbane

VEHICLES carrier Courageous Ace is sitting off the coast of Brisbane after being sent away from New Zealand with an…
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More NT cattle heading north from Darwin

NORTHERN Territory cattle are being exported in growing numbers – more than 30,000 head of cattle were exported from Darwin…
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THE GRILL – Matt Eryurek

DCN speaks with SCT Logistics’ Matt Eryurek about business, martial arts and great coffee