Tuesday 13th Nov, 2018

More Adelaide-Melbourne freight on rail possible after upgrade

A $15m government-funded freight rail upgrade will enable longer freight trains to run between Adelaide and Melbourne, increasing the line’s…
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Quick actions of crew avert major ship fire at Tauranga

FAST action by crew prevented a ship’s fire becoming a major conflagration, Kiwi emergency services say. The fire on board…
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Queensland ports minister Mark Bailey off the corruption hook

MARK Bailey is back in the saddle as Queensland ports minister after being stood down in July while the Queensland…
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Here comes the beef

THE outlook is bullish for Australia’s beef producers and exporters, as the Australian cattle herd has been showing signs of recovery,…
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More TEUs through Botany in July

CONTAINERISED cargo at Port Botany has been chugging along nicely, the latest trade statistics released by NSW Ports reveal. Total…
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As tariffs fall, exporters to Indonesia stand to benefit

TRADE with Indonesia is getting cheaper, with the recent announcement tariffs for Australian sugar would be slashed, and negotiations for…
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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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