Monday 20th Aug, 2018
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Australia’s young seafarers need help

SIR, I recently wrote talking about the promises made from the then Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester, one…
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Shipping risk in southern Red Sea as war in Yemen rages

SEA mines and water-borne improvised explosive devices (WBIEDs) now pose an additional threat to shipping in the southern Red Sea….
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Melbourne container trade sees December slowdown

CONTAINER trade through the Port of Melbourne last month showed a dip compared to previous months, but still well ahead…
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Port Adelaide’s December container throughput up on year’s average

PORT Adelaide saw a busy month in December 2017 when it comes to container trade, according to the latest available…
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More freight on the blue highway would improve road safety: Ports Oz chief

ROAD safety would be improved by moving freight off the asphalt highway and onto the blue highway, Ports Australia CEO…
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Researchers look to carnivorous plants to combat biofouling

A TEAM of chemistry researchers at the University of Sydney Nano Institute has developed a “nanostructured” surface coating that has…
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FWC provisionally concludes “ordinary work week” for seafarers should be 38 hours

THE Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission handed down a provisional decision that may affect the pay rate for…
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Funding approved for Townsville port infrastructure

PORT of Townsville announced it had received approval to fund a $27.3m investment into new cranes and cargo-handling infrastructure. During…
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