Thursday 24th May, 2018
Photo: Ian Ackerman

Ports Australia on coastal shipping: our way is the (blue) highway

PORTS Australia boss Michael Gallacher gave an impassioned call for coastal shipping reform during his speech at the 28th Biennial…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: The importance of safe bulk loading

MORE than 5000 bulk carriers trade around the world, carrying large volumes of dry bulk commodities such as grains, coals,…
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THE SHIPPING LIFE: Australian shipping (from the past to the future)

AFTER all my now concluded focus on shipping past, it is time to address how we can see the future. Australian international shipping is…
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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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