Saturday 22nd Sep, 2018
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Coastal shipping amendments: industry reacts

AMENDMENTS to Australia’s cabotage regime
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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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L to R: Peter Murday, Chris Barber, Michael Sierp, Susan Hull and Mike Squires. Photo: Ian Ackerman

OUT & ABOUT: Australasian Institute of Marine Surveyors biennial conference

JONES Bay Wharf in the Sydney suburb of Pyrmont was the setting last week for the Australasian Institute of Marine…
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Port Hedland. Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

Total Pilbara exports dip slightly while live export re-starts at Hedland

PILBARA Ports Authority reported a total monthly cargo throughput of 57.9m tonnes for August, showing a decrease of 478,000 tonnes…
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Ballast water convention comes into force, affecting NZ-flagged vessels

THE International Maritime Organization’s Ballast Water Management Convention came into effect on Friday (September 8), bringing changes to rules in New…
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