Thursday 18th Jan, 2018
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Melbourne risks being a “laughing stock”, says industry body

PORT of Melbourne risks being an international laughing stock if a picket at Webb Dock continues, the Victorian Transport Association…
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The future of freight in New South Wales is up for industry comment

THE NSW Draft Freight and Ports Plan has been released by the state government, which is seeking feedback from industry to…
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KOTUG Australia awarded Fortescue Port Hedland contract

KOTUG Australia has announced it has won a contract to operate a tugboat fleet for Fortescue Metals Group at Port…
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Pilbara throughput down in November

PILBARA Ports Authority’s monthly throughput continued a downward trend in November, with 56.1m tonnes of freight passing through the ports…
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Time to ‘come clean’, VICT boss tells picket organisers

VICTORIA International Container Terminal chief executive, Anders Dommestrup, says it is time union officials came clean with Webb Dock picketers….
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Passengers hit the throne on Royal Caribbean ship

ALMOST 200 passengers on the Ovation of the Seas (IMO 9697753) have been stricken with gastroenteritis during a voyage from…
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Tug crew jobs on the line as Smit Lamnalco and Svitzer extend towage pact

A SUB-contracting agreement between towage specialists Smit Lamnalco and Svitzer has been extended for two years and expanded to cover…
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Port Adelaide Passenger Terminal upgrades complete

CRUISE fever is sweeping the nation’s ports, with plans for new passenger terminals in Brisbane and Newcastle mooted and upgrades…
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