Saturday 17th Nov, 2018

Welcome to the DCN – Daily Cargo News

An improved look at Australia’s maritime and supply chain industry

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THE SHIPPING LIFE: Australia needs Australian flag shipping

THIS issue is no novelty for any readers or for myself. The question has been asked of me why this…
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World Maritime Day celebrated in Cook Islands

AVATIU Harbour was the setting for World Maritime Day celebrations in the Cook Islands, South Pacific. The celebrations incorporated the…
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THE SHIPPING LIFE: Strains of a life at sea

THERE are so many aspects of this form of existence in the latter parts of the 1900s. Crew didn’t have…
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World Maritime Day is connecting ships, ports and people

TODAY is World Maritime Day, and this year, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has chosen the theme “connecting ships, ports…
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SPECIAL REPORT: Regional Ports

Newcastle and the path to growth

Lads Passage inner route. Image: Jim Wilson and Google Earth

Queensland’s VTS is getting an upgrade

QUEENSLAND is getting a slick new vessel traffic services (VTS) system. The state government has announced a $36m investment to replace…
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THE SHIPPING LIFE: Navigating the high seas

Our Tasmanian flop EVERYTHING in our business didn’t always turn out to be beer and skittles, far from it, but in any dynamic business…
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