Tuesday 17th Oct, 2017
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VRCA announces $4m to dredge Corio Channel

EASIER access to Geelong Port for bigger ships is the aim of a $4m works program announced by the Victorian…
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Exercise Redback wraps up in Malaysia

MALAYSIAN Coast Guard (MCG) and Australian Border Force (ABF) personnel last week completed the Exercise Redback IX, a series of…
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Çok güzel! Taranaki tug launched in Turkey

PORT Taranaki’s new tugboat was launched last weekend at the Sanmar Shipyards outside of Istanbul, Turkey. The tug, named Kīnaki,…
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Seminars highlight business opportunities in Indonesia

By Austrade WITH Indonesia on track to become one of the largest markets globally, a series of seminars were held…
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Contract awarded for Darwin’s marine maintenance facility

DARWIN’S Ship Lift and Marine Industries (SLAMI) project is a step closer to completion after the NT government awarded the…
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Cruise boom looms in Broome after proposed channel works

PORT of Broome is gearing up for more cruise ships, as the state government commits $7m for channel and turning…
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Port of Brisbane named “exemplar in customer stewardship”

PORT of Brisbane was last week named a “2017 National Exemplar in Customer Stewardship” by the University of Sydney’s Better…
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High-flying top-end mangoes headed straight to Singapore

THOSE delicious Territorian mangifera are now being flown directly to hungry fruit lovers in Singapore. Northern Territory primary industry and…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Same-sex marriages on cruises – not to be too overjoyed as yet!

ON 11 October 2017, there was good news for same-sex couples from Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, the CEO of Celebrity Cruises. Celebrity…
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