Sunday 22nd Apr, 2018
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Coastal Shipping – the challenge continues

THE long-awaited Government proposal to amend coastal trading legislation has finally hit the Parliament in the form of the Coastal Trading…
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Protests outside Abbot Point Coal Terminal

PROTESTORS have voiced their opposition to Adani and the Carmichael coal mine project, with a demonstration outside Abbot Point Coal…
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Coastal shipping amendments: industry reacts

AMENDMENTS to Australia’s cabotage regime introduced in to Parliament this week drew mixed reactions from industry players – not surprising…
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Bulker banned for crew underpayment

THE Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Panama-flagged bulker DL Carnation (IMO 9618680) from Australian waters for a…
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Mission to Seafarers relaunches Seafarer Happiness Index

MISSION to Seafarers recently announced the relaunch of the Seafarer Happiness Index to support a sustainable future for the global…
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New coastal shipping bill to “cut red tape” introduced into Parliament

INFRASTRUCTURE minister Darren Chester has introduced into Parliament a bill to amend the Coastal Trading Act 2012, which he says will…
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Container trade at Brisbane mushrooms

JULY was Port of Brisbane’s busiest month for container traffic in the past year, with a total of 113,790 TEU…
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Half heights arrive at Townsville, headed for Dugald River mine

CONTAINERSHIP Mia Schulte arrived at the Port of Townsville last week with 500 half-height containers that will be used to…
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