Thursday 24th May, 2018
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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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DPWA announces Fremantle surcharge

COUNCIL rates and high land taxes and rents have been blamed for DP World Australia’s decision to impose an infrastructure…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Is 2017 the year that Australia lost control of its supply chain costs?

Competition law amendments may re-write shipping regulation in this country, writes TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT*

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NOMINATIONS are still open for the 22nd Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth on…
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Sluggish week for capes

SHIPBROKERS Allied have reported a sluggish past week in the capesize sector, with a public holiday in Britain having cut…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Regulation and mobile apps leading the way in reducing supply chain costs

FROM a cargo owner’s perspective, Port Botany sets a national benchmark in efficiency as a “waiting time detention free port” giving…
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Mizzen Group chairman, Dr Alan Taylor. Photo: Mizzenit

Mizzen first to launch live container pricing

GLOBAL freight forwarder marketplace,, says it has “successfully launched” a live spot pricing mechanism for some of the world’s…
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SPECIAL REPORT: Northern Territory

Professor Rolf and the prospects of an NT revival