Friday 22nd Sep, 2017
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Blame it on the Panama Canal; ships size growth costly for Port of Melbourne

IT WAS good to see Port of Melbourne CEO Brendan Bourke address the matter of ship sizes in his
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Nomination call for Australian shipping’s night of nights

THE call is out for nominations ahead of the 22nd annual Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held…
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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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Boost Melbourne port rail task, says Greens Senator

GREENS transport and infrastructure spokesperson, Senator Janet Rice, has called for an increase in railed freight as a proportion of…
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NOMINATIONS have opened for the 22nd Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth…
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Dredged sediment facility in Gold Coast to be operational by year-end

THE Coomera Regional Dredged Sediment Management Facility (CRDSMF) is on its way to becoming a reality with Queensland acting ports…
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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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Shipping reform is essential for national security

INSUFFICIENT recognition is being paid to Australia’s diminishing maritime capacity, federal member for Fremantle Josh Wilson says. Speaking at the…
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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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