Tuesday 17th Jul, 2018
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Australian shippers scrutinise the Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS)

LAST week Australian shippers were shocked by notifications from the world’s top three container lines of the imminent introduction of…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Port costs risk export success

REVELATIONS an Australian exporter is paying almost three times as much in local port charges as it costs to ship…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Shipping goes green – what it means for industry

AFTER much debate and speculation, the global shipping industry has committed to cutting its emissions by at least half of…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Why extra rail capacity isn’t enough

AUSTRALIA’S State and Federal Governments are allocating record investment towards adding capacity to our port rail networks. But with road…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Is there such a thing as brand loyalty?

RECENTLY APSA asked: “Is customer service a dying art in international shipping?” and this week we pose a related question,…
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IMO efforts to promote slow steaming may come with risks for isolated nations.

INDUSTRY OPINION: Australian shippers reject mandatory slow steaming measures

NEXT week the Australian Government will be participating in an intersessional working group established to address the reduction of Greenhouse Gas…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Is customer service a dying art in international shipping?

THE 2016-2017 financial year, like every other, has delivered its fair share of supply chain disruptions for Australia’s shippers. From…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Global standards to follow Australian framework on taxing e-commerce transactions

THE World Customs Organisation (WCO) has an ambitious work plan for ecommerce focusing on trade facilitation and simplification, safety and…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Is it time for a public inquiry into port practices?

The United States leads the way in a public review of port practices, writes TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT