Thursday 19th Jul, 2018
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Tonne of cocaine concealed in container

A CONTAINER of pre-fabricated steel was used to conceal the second-largest cocaine consignment recorded in Australia. An Australian Federal Police-led…
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Cooperation required for heavy vehicle safety

GREATER commitment by all supply chain parties is required to cut heavy vehicle-related fatalities, the Australian Logistics Council says. “As…
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Wine fight with Canada escalates with WTO complaint

AUSTRALIA has initiated formal World Trade Organization dispute settlement action against Canada, saying the country has taken discriminatory measures affecting…
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FWC provisionally concludes “ordinary work week” for seafarers should be 38 hours

THE Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission handed down a provisional decision that may affect the pay rate for…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Cost recovery… who did what, how, when and why

CBFCA CEO Paul Damkjaer takes a look at the DAWR’s proposed changes to Approved Arrangements WITH the Department of Agriculture…
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Concerns swirl around Qube’s proposed acquisition of MCS

CLOUDS of concern have been gathering following Qube Logistics’ announcement that it was planning to acquire Maritime Container Services (MCS),…
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Get ready for the new CoR provisions

NEW provisions for Chain of Responsibility coming into effect in July mean anyone who consigns, packs, loads or receives goods…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Is it time for a public inquiry into port practices?

The United States leads the way in a public review of port practices, writes TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT