Monday 19th Nov, 2018
Photo: Thomas Brown

Amphibious Cuban tree-o stopped at the border

A TRIO of Cuban tree frogs stowed away in a container from the US were discovered by an eagle-eyed importer…
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NQBP teams up with JCU to monitor water quality

NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports and James Cook University have teamed up to monitor marine water quality and habitat around several…
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Tropical Fire Ant (Solenopsis geminata). Photo: CSIRO via Wikimedia Commons

Tramp ant invasion defeated at Brisbane

PORT of Brisbane was the site of an attempted invasion of hordes of tramp ants, a dangerous pest not before…
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Bulker company moves to install Ballast Water Treatment System

SAFE Bulkers, an international provider of marine drybulk transport, has announced it has done a deal with Greek business Erma…
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BMT approved as Vic port auditor

BMT has been appointed by the Victorian government to audit port Safety and Environment Management Plans (SEMPs) until 2021. According…
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New CMA CGM mega-ships to run on LNG

CMA CGM announced it would be the first company to equip major containerships with LNG-fired engines. The French container liner’s…
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Don’t miss out on being a part of the industry’s night of nights

Time is running out to book your spot at the 22nd Australian Shipping and Maritime Industry Awards. To be held on Thursday…
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Port and stevedoring charges hamper transhipments, says SAL

SHIPPING Australia chief executive Rod Nairn has noted the impact of high Australian port and stevedoring charges. Mr Nairn was…
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