Saturday 17th Mar, 2018
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Competition can’t come at the cost of standards

Sir, I am compelled to respond to
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January’s container trade through Melbourne up on Jan 2017

PORT of Melbourne handled more containers last month than it did in January 2017, but throughput decreased on December. Containerised…
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AMC grabs $3m grant for joint naval research with US

THE Ausrtalian Maritime College has been awarded a $3m grant to conduct research on improving naval capability in partnership with…
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Wild weather affects cruise ships

CRUISE ships came in for a buffeting from powerful winds that hit Melbourne late Monday afternoon. A spokesperson for Victorian…
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Competition in Pilotage in Melbourne

SIR, International shipping is a highly competitive business, our members are accustomed to tough competition, and in principle they will…
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Australian cadets becoming extinct, says a DCN reader. Photo: Laurie Smith

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Coastal Shipping lack of job opportunities

SIR, I wrote earlier this year in regards to the lack of opportunities for young Australians to embark on a…
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Furneaux Freight announces new vessel plans

PLANS for a new purpose-built vessel have been announced by North Tasmanian logistics business Furneaux Freight. In a statement on…
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UPDATE: Stink bug ship stuck off Brisbane

VEHICLES carrier Courageous Ace is sitting off the coast of Brisbane after being sent away from New Zealand with an…
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More NT cattle heading north from Darwin

NORTHERN Territory cattle are being exported in growing numbers – more than 30,000 head of cattle were exported from Darwin…
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