Friday 16th Nov, 2018

Norfolk Island VGM surcharge announced

NEPTUNE Pacific Line announced this week it would apply a verified-gross-mass surcharge to all cargo to Norfolk Island starting on 1 November.
Photo: Ian Ackerman

ACCC’s stevedoring report looks at possible developments at Newcastle, Burnie

The ACCC is still investigating “concerns” about arrangements governing container trade through Newcastle


OPINION: Australia needs to go nuclear

Captain Harry Mansson argues for nuclear power as an energy source and the spillover for the maritime sector


Melbourne returns to top spot

The southern port received a boost by way of strong import volumes, especially timber and furniture

Ian Ackerman

DPWA welcomes ACCC report

The container stevedore says it is prepared to defend its case for infrastructure fees in the event of a closer review by state authorities


Stevedores in the poorhouse?

Waterfront operators took a hit to their profitability during the 2017-18 financial year

ACCC chairman Rod Sims. ACCC

ACCC concerned over potential impact of infrastructure charges

As debate rages over the validity of infrastructure fees, the ACCC has hinted at intervention from key state governments


Container trade through Port Botany increases

More containers crossed the wharves in September 2018 than the same month last year


2020 sulphur limit adopted with changes

The topic of sulphur limits has generated much discussion in international shipping circles