Friday 22nd Sep, 2017
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Blame it on the Panama Canal; ships size growth costly for Port of Melbourne

IT WAS good to see Port of Melbourne CEO Brendan Bourke address the matter of ship sizes in his

OUT & ABOUT: Pacific International Lines 50th Anniversary

A REFRESHING warm Melbourne provided a pleasant backdrop for the Pacific International Lines 50th anniversary celebrations. The event was held…
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Nomination call for Australian shipping’s night of nights

THE call is out for nominations ahead of the 22nd annual Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held…
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Ports Australia on coastal shipping: our way is the (blue) highway

PORTS Australia boss Michael Gallacher gave an impassioned call for coastal shipping reform during his speech at the 28th Biennial…
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Wind farm freight arrives at Cairns

GENERAL cargo ship Erna Oldendorff (IMO 9717670) arrived at Port of Cairns this morning (20 September) carrying tower sections for…
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GAC Australia moves into logistics sector

SHIPPING services company GAC Australia has opened a new consolidation warehouse in Perth, firm’s first foray into the logistics business…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Data is the new oil – how Big Data is transforming logistics

THE phrase ‘data is the new oil’ has entered the world of freight logistics to suggest a commodity without which the industry grinds to…
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State to increase subsidies to get more Freo freight on rail

THE Western Australian government is aiming to decrease trucks on the roads around Fremantle Port by increasing its freight-on-rail subsidy…
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Regulator in the firing line over DPWA’s Freo surcharge

A NEW infrastructure surcharge imposed on users of the DPWA facility at Fremantle highlights the competition regulator’s inadequacies, an industry…
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