Thursday 24th May, 2018

November deadline for Coastal Trading submissions

INDUSTRY and other stakeholders have until November 13 to make submissions on the federal government’s Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping)…
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Bass Island Line announces website relaunch

BASS Island Line, the Tasports subsidiary tasked with ensuring shipping services to King Island, has announced a website upgrade. This…
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Big Susan visits Brisbane

SUSAN Maersk became the longest containership to visit Queensland over the past weekend. The DWT 110,387 Susan Maersk (IMO 9120853)…
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Hidding trumpets Tasports revival

A $4.8m profit from Tasports has prompted a bullish response from infrastructure minister Rene Hidding who has argued it is…
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The DCN is on Facebook and Twitter

DCN – Daily Cargo News has launched its new social media sites to help keep you informed about the latest in your industry.

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Transhipments boost Tauranga trade

BIGGER ships and transhipments have boosted trade at the large kiwi port of Tauranga, management says. Port of Tauranga has…
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SPECIAL REPORT: Maritime Engineering & Salvage

Marine consultants changing with the times

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INDUSTRY OPINION: The real costs of accommodating bigger ships in Australia

The productivity benefits of larger ships should be shared with Australia’s shippers, writes TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT*