Monday 20th Aug, 2018
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Guidance from the heavens to the seas: new satellite positioning tech trial underway

A NEW satellite-positioning technology was launched this week in a two-year trial of the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS), with the maritime…
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Bulker company moves to install Ballast Water Treatment System

SAFE Bulkers, an international provider of marine drybulk transport, has announced it has done a deal with Greek business Erma…
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Trade down slightly at Pilbara in October

THROUGHPUT at Western Australia’s colossal bulk ports saw a slight dip in October, but it was only a small dent…
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Townsville trade booms in July-September

PORT of Townsville has reported a busy first quarter of this financial year, with strong growth in trade through the…
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INFOGRAPHIC: Food, coal drive exports up in first two months of FY18

AN 8% growth in the export of food and live animals, and a 7% growth in mineral fuel exports in…
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Adelaide container trade down slightly in October

CONTAINERISED throughput at Port Adelaide last month (October) was down on the previous month in TEU terms, and slightly below…
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Minister Chester (left) with Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson on-site at Albany Freight Lines. Photo: Office of the Hon Darren Chester MP

Infrastructure boost for Albany freight

GRAIN and livestock exports are expected to benefit from an $11m allocation towards better roads near Albany, Western Australia. The…
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Australia’s wood trade reached record value last financial year

AUSTRALIA’S trade in wood products has never been more valuable, even with a slight dip in value of imported goods, according…
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