Monday 20th Nov, 2017
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Infrastructure charges threaten shipping line THC revenue in Australia

Stevedores in Australia are now recovering their costs from landside users, so should Australian shippers still be paying Terminal Handling Charges (THCs) to shipping lines, asks TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT

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INDUSTRY OPINION: The Global Green Freight Agenda

The Australian logistics industry will be subject to major environmental reform, whether we like it or not, writes TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT

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INDUSTRY OPINION: Case update – issuing a misleading bill of lading

FOLLOWING the commentary published by Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and Daily Cargo News (DCN) on 20 October 2017 “Damages of…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Damages of almost $1 million awarded against forwarder

FREIGHT forwarders who issue bills of lading (BOL) need to take extreme care to ensure their house BOL is not…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: The real costs of accommodating bigger ships in Australia

The productivity benefits of larger ships should be shared with Australia’s shippers, writes TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT*

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INDUSTRY OPINION: Minister announces free export compliance training for international trade professionals

THE Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Steve Ciobo MP, has announced the Australian Peak Shippers Association…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Big boys and big toys

What do bigger ships mean for shippers, asks DALE CRISP*

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INDUSTRY OPINION: Booking Cancellation Fees – are they fair?

Accountability should exist for both shippers and shipping lines, writes TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT*