Thursday 24th May, 2018
Photo: Port of Townsville

Motor vehicle imports surge in the north

THEY sure love their cars up in Queensland’s deep north. At least that’s a reasonable conclusion with Port of Townsville…
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AUV features prominently at Pacific 2017

AN AUTONOMOUS underwater vehicle, able to navigate the depths below the Antarctic sea ice, has featured prominently in Australian Maritime…
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New dredge begins work at Gippsland Lakes

GIPPSLAND’S new dredge has begun work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for vessels crossing the Lakes Entrance bar….
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Celebrity Solstice. Photo: Celebrity Cruises

Newcastle slides into cruise season

PORT of Newcastle is to officially launch its 2017/18 cruise season this weekend. On Saturday October 7, some 1950 passengers…
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THE SHIPPING LIFE: Australia needs Australian flag shipping

THIS issue is no novelty for any readers or for myself. The question has been asked of me why this…
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ABF vessel grounds on Queensland reef

THE Australian Transport Safety Bureau has begun an investigation into the grounding of an Australian Border Force vessel in Queensland’s…
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World Maritime Day celebrated in Cook Islands

AVATIU Harbour was the setting for World Maritime Day celebrations in the Cook Islands, South Pacific. The celebrations incorporated the…
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THE SHIPPING LIFE: Strains of a life at sea

THERE are so many aspects of this form of existence in the latter parts of the 1900s. Crew didn’t have…
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