Sunday 22nd Apr, 2018
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INDUSTRY OPINION: The elephant in the room – a cautionary tale for freight forwarders

THE District Court of New South Wales has ruled that a freight forwarder engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct by…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Damages of almost $1 million awarded against forwarder

FREIGHT forwarders who issue bills of lading (BOL) need to take extreme care to ensure their house BOL is not…
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Ports Oz welcomes competition reforms

PORTS Australia has congratulated the Commonwealth Government for passing the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Competition Policy Review) Bill. The Competition and…
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Exercise Redback wraps up in Malaysia

MALAYSIAN Coast Guard (MCG) and Australian Border Force (ABF) personnel last week completed the Exercise Redback IX, a series of…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Same-sex marriages on cruises – not to be too overjoyed as yet!

ON 11 October 2017, there was good news for same-sex couples from Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, the CEO of Celebrity Cruises. Celebrity…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: GST on LVT – the Bill that keeps on giving

AS PREVIOUSLY reported, the Bill to impose GST on low value imported goods (LVTs) has recently passed through our Federal…
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Shipping can boost urban ‘livability’, says Ports Oz

PORTS Australia says the “blue highway” can help decongest cities that are struggling to handle a ballooning freight task. Chief…
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Resist calls for bayside truck bans, says VTA

CALLS to permanently ban heavy vehicles on Beach Road and Beaconsfield Parade in Melbourne’s bayside suburbs must be resisted, the…
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