Sunday 19th Aug, 2018
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Brisbane container volumes solid in December, while bulk exports take a hit

PORT of Brisbane’s container trade in December showed an increase on the same month in 2016, and a decrease on…
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New empty container de-hire regime to add up to $200 per container: CBFCA

MAERSK Line’s announcement that it would change its empty container de-hire regime could add between $80 and $200 per container…
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THE GRILL: Claudia Brumme-Smith

Claudia Brumme-Smith from the Port of Townsville talks with DCN about everything from shipping to fishing and high jumping.

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INDUSTRY OPINION: The great empty container debate

MAERSK Line Australia recently announced that they will be introducing a “Return of import containers to Australian shipping terminals” policy….
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Solutions not surcharges needed in the empties dehire debate

MY ARTICLE titled “Empty container dehires – no more happy returns” published last week has been the catalyst for much…
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Port of Cairns heading into a busy month

FEBRUARY is shaping up to be a busy month at the Port of Cairns, with nine cruise calls scheduled, as…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: BITRE data shows need for more use of the blue highway

Port Australia CEO, Michael Gallacher, takes a look at the recent BITRE report and what it says about Australia’s freight supply chain

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Australia’s container throughput continues to grow

BITRE released this week the Australian infrastructure statistics yearbook 2017, providing an overview of the performance of Australian freight infrastructure….
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