Monday 19th Nov, 2018
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First copper from mine loaded at Townsville

THE first ocean shipment of copper concentrate from Capricorn Copper’s newly-refurbished and restarted mine was loaded this week at the…
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Coal drives Queensland exports

QUEENSLAND was the country’s second-largest exporter of merchandise by value, accounting for 24.1% of Australia’s goods exports in 2016-17, according…
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Iron ore is still king in WA

WESTERN Australia was the country’s largest exporter by value, accounting for 42.5% of Australia’s goods exports in 2016-17, according to…
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January’s container trade through 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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