Friday 16th Nov, 2018
Photo: AFP

Police find drugs in container full of bananas, Sydney man arrested

The shipment came from Panama, was intercepted in New Zealand, and police arrested a Sydney man in connection

Ian Ackerman

Big lines look for IT consistency in order to cut red tape

Some of the world’s biggest shipping lines are looking to expand digital cooperation


And the finalists are…

The countdown is on ahead of the 2018 Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards, with the announcement of this year’s finalists!


Fresh cut flowers and foliage import conditions report released

DAWR released a draft consultation report covering enhanced import conditions for fresh cut flowers and foliage

Photo: ABF

ABF searches commercial vessels at Gladstone

The focus of the searches were crew visa verifications and compliance with goods movements

ABF Commissioner Michael Outram. Photo: Ian Ackerman

ABF looking to tech and tradition to beat criminals at the border: Commissioner

Speaking at the recent CBFCA National Conference, Michael Outram, ABF commissioner, said the force was adopting new technology, but also keeping proven traditional methods

Assistant minister for home affairs Senator Linda Reynolds. Photo: Ian Ackerman

Single window the way of the future

Speaking at the CBFCA national conference, assistant minister for home affairs Linda Reynolds spoke about the single window


BMSB infestation detected in cargo from China and South Korea

Speaking at the CBFCA National Conference 2018, a DAWR official revealed that infested cargo was discovered recently