Tuesday 13th Nov, 2018
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Court upholds residents’ right to Moorebank appeal

A COURT in New South Wales has upheld the right of a group of residents to appeal against the Moorebank…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Cruise ship Norovirus insurance claim all at sea

IN RECENT years outbreaks of norovirus on cruise ships sometimes involving large numbers of passengers have attracted headline attention. These…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Minister announces free export compliance training for international trade professionals

THE Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Steve Ciobo MP, has announced the Australian Peak Shippers Association…
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THE SHIPPING LIFE: Australia needs Australian flag shipping

THIS issue is no novelty for any readers or for myself. The question has been asked of me why this…
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Port of Townsville CEO, Ranee Crosby. Photo: Port of Townsville

Townsville EIS gets the green light

PORT of Townsville is a step closer to getting bigger with its environmental impact statement (EIS) getting the all clear from…
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Engine fails, vessel runs aground, sinks; lessons from ATSB report

THE Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has urged mariners to consider the possibility of machinery failure as an “ever-present hazard”…
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Ports Australia CEO, Michael Gallacher. Photo: Ian Ackerman

SPECIAL REPORT: Regional Ports

Ports must have a voice, says Ports Australia chief

QLD environment minister, Dr Steven Miles. Photo: Ian Ackerman

Stricter trans-shipping rules mooted for Queensland

THE Queensland government has issued a draft policy, proposing stricter rules governing trans-shipping activities in the state’s waters and particularly…
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