Friday 22nd Sep, 2017
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Newcastle throughput booming

PORT of Newcastle has handled an increasing amount of freight over the first eight months of this calendar year. The…
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Sweet deal sees Indonesia-Australia tariffs tumble

INDONESIAN tariffs on imported Australian raw sugar are to be slashed while Australia is scrapping import duties on Indonesian herbicides…
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Ports Australia on coastal shipping: our way is the (blue) highway

PORTS Australia boss Michael Gallacher gave an impassioned call for coastal shipping reform during his speech at the 28th Biennial…
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Wind farm freight arrives at Cairns

GENERAL cargo ship Erna Oldendorff (IMO 9717670) arrived at Port of Cairns this morning (20 September) carrying tower sections for…
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GAC Australia moves into logistics sector

SHIPPING services company GAC Australia has opened a new consolidation warehouse in Perth, firm’s first foray into the logistics business…
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Sailor sculpture unveiled in Fremantle

A THREE metre sculpture of a sailor was unveiled today as part of the Australian Sailor Monument, honouring the contribution…
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Minister talks trade in China

TRADE minister Steven Ciobo was in China last week discussing the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) with the country’s commerce…
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Wellard sends beef to China

LIVE exporter Wellard announced on Monday its first shipment of beef cattle to China. About 2000 cattle will be loaded…
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State to increase subsidies to get more Freo freight on rail

THE Western Australian government is aiming to decrease trucks on the roads around Fremantle Port by increasing its freight-on-rail subsidy…
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