Friday 19th Jan, 2018
Photo: Flinders Ports

Port Adelaide’s December container throughput up on year’s average

PORT Adelaide saw a busy month in December 2017 when it comes to container trade, according to the latest available…
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More freight on the blue highway would improve road safety: Ports Oz chief

ROAD safety would be improved by moving freight off the asphalt highway and onto the blue highway, Ports Australia CEO…
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Researchers look to carnivorous plants to combat biofouling

A TEAM of chemistry researchers at the University of Sydney Nano Institute has developed a “nanostructured” surface coating that has…
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Port of Townsville

China-bound cattle depart Townsville

A SHIPMENT of live cattle from Northern Australia bound for China departed today (17 January) from Port of Townsville’s Berth…
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FWC provisionally concludes “ordinary work week” for seafarers should be 38 hours

THE Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission handed down a provisional decision that may affect the pay rate for…
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Cruise ship frenzy at Freo

FRIDAY (12 January) was a busy day for Fremantle with the unusual occurrence of three cruise ships berthed at once…
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Committee to examine live export standards

REVIEWING Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) is the task assigned to an elite federal committee. The Technical…
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Department explains ‘nay’ ruling on Hong Kong and China horse imports

DIRECT importation of horses from Hong Kong to Australia was suspended early last October because of biosecurity concerns related to…
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