Monday 24th Sep, 2018
Old World screwworm fly. Photo: Pest and Diseases Image Library,

Protecting the north from pests and diseases

NORTHERN Australian livestock industries are expected to benefit from a ‘northern guard’ program aimed at strengthening the surveillance of diseases…
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PNG surveys help boost biosecurity

SURVEYS are currently underway in Papua New Guinea to help manage the risks of pests and diseases arriving in Australia….
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More fumigation capacity for more stink bugs

SYDNEY container specialist company Price & Speed announced it would double its container fumigation capacity starting today (19 February) to…
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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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UPDATE: Stink bug ship stuck off Brisbane

VEHICLES carrier Courageous Ace is sitting off the coast of Brisbane after being sent away from New Zealand with an…
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MOL and Total sign LNG bunker barge charter contract

MOL and French oil supermajor Total have signed a long-term charter contract for a large LNG bunker, to operate in…
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Feds give Townsville EIS tick of approval – funding still needed

THE federal government has approved the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Townsville Port Expansion Project. The approval means preliminary…
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Hog movements to be tracked with PigPass

PIGPASS will track pig movements across the country in the name of biosecurity, starting this week. The new national reporting…
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