Thursday 22nd Feb, 2018
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INDUSTRY OPINION: MCS acquisition by Qube raises port-rail services concerns

FREIGHT & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) have received views from major exporters, importers and…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Solutions not surcharges needed in the empties dehire debate

MY ARTICLE titled “Empty container dehires – no more happy returns” published last week has been the catalyst for much…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Empty container dehires – no more happy returns?

LAST week’s announcement by the world’s largest container line Maersk that it will join a number of other carriers in…
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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

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INDUSTRY OPINION: Tribunal decision on Customs tariff classification

By Russell Wiese, Partner Hunt & Hunt Lawyers Hunt & Hunt Lawyers provide the following commentary whereby the Administrative Appeals…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: DAWR review of approved arrangement fees

FREIGHT & Trade Alliance (FTA) sees significant merit in “approved arrangements” and is actively working with the Department of Agriculture and…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Urgent resolution is required to salvage our international trade

THE infamous 1998 Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) industrial action was isolated to Patrick. That was bad enough. Nearly 20…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Customs infringement notices – Are penalties too high?

Russell Wiese* AN INFRINGEMENT notice is meant to be a lighter penalty than if the matter was prosecuted and a…
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