Wednesday 12th Dec, 2018

INDUSTRY OPINION: Infrastructure charges are fair

It is unsurprising that stevedore charges are being rebalanced – commercial arrangements will need to adapt, writes Geoff Swier of farrierswier consulting

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: DPWA missing the point

CTAA director Neil Chambers is critical of DPWA’s justification for increasing infrastructure and vehicle booking fees



A DCN reader wonders how long before other stevedores follow DPWA’s lead in hiking fees


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The true nature of pilotage

A correspondent takes issue with a recent article about pilotage trends in the Australian context


Vale Tony O’Hare

Tony O’Hare is being remembered for a long contribution to the Australian maritime sector

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Live animal trade is barbaric and can be stopped

Nothing short of a total live export ban will suffice, says Dr Bruce Syme

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INDUSTRY OPINION: Not your father’s weather routeing

A new generation of technology is improving schedule reliability, saving money and reducing carbon emissions

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INDUSTRY OPINION: New Zealand moves on insurance law reform

The ball will soon be rolling on insurance law reform in New Zealand with the upcoming release of an issues paper

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Charterers have a level of responsibility in ensuring quality of vessel management

DEAR Sir, I refer to MSC’s letter to the DCN of 27 March. Apparently MSC has ISO 9001 Quality Management System…
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