Monday 20th Nov, 2017
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DPWA blames market as infrastructure levies hiked

STEVEDORE DP World Australia says a tough market has forced a hike in infrastructure levies at its Brisbane, Sydney (Port…
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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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Better facilities needed to attract more Antarctic shipping to Hobart

TASPORTS said its Hobart facilities may struggle to meet demand for more Antarctic support activities, according to its recent submission…
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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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Aurizon in talks to take over coal terminal at Gladstone

RAIL infrastructure and haulage company Aurizon has confirmed it is involved in preliminary discussions “with a number of parties” in…
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Kiwi port gives up on container trade

PORT Taranaki is withdrawing from the container sector and closing down its container transfer site in the New Zealand town…
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Guidance from the heavens to the seas: new satellite positioning tech trial underway

A NEW satellite-positioning technology was launched this week in a two-year trial of the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS), with the maritime…
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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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