Wednesday 15th Aug, 2018

Coal, chickpeas drive record trade for Queensland

EXPORTS from the Sunshine state were worth a record $68.1bn over the past year, according to new trade data. Treasurer…
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Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

ICS calls for cooperation to ensure successful implementation of Ballast Water Convention

THE International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is calling on all parties to work together towards the successful implementation of the…
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Image: Jim Wilson and Shutterstock

‘Bob Kat’ makes common cause with wharfies

ONE speaker who may have raised eyebrows at this week’s union rally in Canberra was maverick Queensland MP, Bob Katter….
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The Australian War Memorial in London’s Hyde Park. Photo: wallyg/Flickr

THE SHIPPING LIFE: Spreading the wings

The field of shipping for me always covered a very wide field of associated interests. Much involvement came from participation in complicated shipments (as…
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Outer Harbor Container Terminal at Port Adelaide. Photo: Flinders Ports

Container throughput at Adelaide up on previous month

SOUTH Australia’s main container port saw a slight increase in containerised cargo in July, but the TEUs crossing the wharf…
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Photo: Seaco

SPECIAL REPORT: Port & Container Equipment

Half height containers punch above their weight

Escape from the savages of war has long been an incentive for people to risk their life trying to flee by sea.

THE SHIPPING LIFE: Passengers, Stowaways and Jumpers

Passengers MANY cargo ships carried 12 first class type accommodation passengers (“pax”), who preferred the relative isolation compared with cruise…
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Photo: Port of Melbourne

July trade figures for Melbourne show increase

PORT of Melbourne saw an uptick in containerised trade in July, according to the latest available trade statistics from the…
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