Saturday 23rd Jun, 2018

Welcome to the DCN – Daily Cargo News

An improved look at Australia’s maritime and supply chain industry

Photo: Ian Ackerman

Union and Svitzer head to the Fair Work Commission

TUG company Svitzer and two unions headed to the Fair Work Commission in Sydney this week in an effort to resolve a…
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Image: Jim Wilson and Shutterstock

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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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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Sydney pilot cutter crew strike ends early

A PILOT cutter crew in Sydney stopped a strike 12 hours early after the Port Authority of New South Wales…
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Image: International Maritime Organization

World Maritime Day is connecting ships, ports and people

TODAY is World Maritime Day, and this year, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has chosen the theme “connecting ships, ports…
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Lads Passage inner route. Image: Jim Wilson and Google Earth

Queensland’s VTS is getting an upgrade

QUEENSLAND is getting a slick new vessel traffic services (VTS) system. The state government has announced a $36m investment to replace…
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Golfing for a good cause

SPRING has well and truly sprung and what better way to enjoy the better weather than with a round of…
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