Tuesday 17th Oct, 2017
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SPECIAL REPORT: Liner Trades to SE Asia

The Southeast Asia trade has its endemic problems but carriers are currently basking in the glow of the export boost provided by bumper crop harvests. When that halo effect subsides will the old gripes resurface, or will imminent service changes contribute to lasting benefits?

MSC Sao Paulo. Photo: Dale Crisp

SPECIAL REPORT: Liner Trades to SE Asia

The last two annual reviews of the Southeast Asia/ISC trade have remarked on the stability and discipline displayed by carriers – but 2016-17 is proving already to be a more unsettled time.

Photo: Ian Ackerman

THE GRILL: Captain Cliff Beazley AM

This week for the Grill, reporter Ian Ackerman corners Captain Cliff Beazley AM of the Australian Ship Handling Centre at Port Ash to talk about life at sea, plain simple food and, of course model ships.

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VICT welcomes first container ship

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INDUSTRY OPINION: Pitiful Port Proposal a national disgrace

TWENTY years ago, BHP proposed developing a container terminal on its former Newcastle Steelworks land as the best economic use…
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ICTSI adopts 1-Stop technology for Webb Dock

INTERNATIONAL Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) has chosen 1-Stop Connections (1-Stop) to provide key information technology at its Webb Dock…
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Rizhao Port under the microscope

BACKER of the Great Southern Shipping Australia (Pty Ltd) project, Rizhao Port Co, is under pressure, with local media reporting…
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