Thursday 13th Dec, 2018

Rocky bullish over Tassie freight volumes

Trade volumes on the Tasmanian railways have given the local minister reason to smile


DPWA defends rope safety record

Max Kruse says upgraded maintenance measures and extra texting will ensure rope management improvements

Mike- Gallacher (right) with Peter van Duyn.
David Sexton

There are votes in freight, says Ports Oz boss

An ICHCA lunch in Melbourne was the perfect opportunity to discuss many of the big issues pertaining to the movement of freight in Australia


IMO 2020 sulphur cap to cost MSC more than US$2bn per year, company says

The company is implementing new bunker charges at the start of the new year

Australia's east coast ports pale in comparison to NZ's Port of Tauranga. Shutterstock

Bigger ships need bigger port infrastructure

Port of Newcastle CEO Craig Carmody gave a speech last week arguing that Australia needs to step up its port infrastructure game


Changes to proposed biosecurity import levy raise industry ire

DAWR has proposed several changes to the biosecurity import levy, which was announced in the last federal budget

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Australian exporters boosted by e-commerce and trade deals

A new report says exporters are remaining optimistic even in challenging times

Travis Brooks-Garrett

Australian appointment to Global Shippers Forum

The London-based Global Shippers Forum has announced new appointment to its board