Thursday 22nd Feb, 2018
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January’s container trade though Melbourne up on Jan 2017

PORT of Melbourne handled more containers last month than it did in January 2017, but throughput decreased on December. Containerised…
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Bulk port to boost mine and farm exports

MINERAL and grain exports will be the beneficiaries of a new bulk port in the Spencer Gulf, the South Australian…
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Competition in Pilotage in Melbourne

SIR, International shipping is a highly competitive business, our members are accustomed to tough competition, and in principle they will…
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Australian cadets becoming extinct, says a DCN reader. Photo: Laurie Smith

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Coastal Shipping lack of job opportunities

SIR, I wrote earlier this year in regards to the lack of opportunities for young Australians to embark on a…
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NYK signs charter deal for a methanol-fuelled methanol tanker

SINGAPORE-based NYK Bulkship (Asia) has signed a long-term charter contract with Waterfront Shipping Company (WFS) for a new-build methanol carrier…
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Dry bulker welcomed to Melbourne

PORT of Melbourne has welcomed a new bulker to its waters with the recent arrival of the Nord Colorado. Nord…
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Rabobank senior grains and oilseeds analyst Cheryl Kalisch Gordon. Photo: Rabobank

Black Sea wheat presents competition for Aussie wheat exports

AUSTRALIA’S wheat exports to South East Asia are tipped to see challenges for market share from the Black Sea region…
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Pilbara throughput on the up in January despite storm closure

PILBARA Ports Authority reported a slight drop in throughput in January from record highs in December. PPA reported total throughput…
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