Thursday 13th Dec, 2018

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: Plain sailing – how traditional methods could deliver zero-emission shipping

The days of sail may yet return as an eco-friendly way of moving freight by sea

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Molten metal leads to cargo fire

SHIP operators have been warned to stay alert to fire risk following a welding incident on board general cargo ship…
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Record log harvests strengthen exports, ABARES says

NATIONAL log harvest volumes reached record levels in 2016-17 topping 33m cubic metres according to the Australian Bureau of Agriculture…
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INTTRA adds Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines to network

It is the first Indonesian shipping line to join the network

Bass Island Line

Bass Island Line’s John Duigan arrives at King Island

The vessel is starting on a service connecting King Island with Geelong

INDUSTRY OPINION: New budget biosecurity levy a sleight of hand

The Australian Federation of International Forwarders raises questions about the new budget’s biosecurity levy

Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

Brisbane container trade in March flat on previous month

While trade showed no movement on a month-to month basis, the port saw an increase on March 2017