Monday 24th Sep, 2018

‘Rotor Sails’ installed upon Pelican

Can new technology help make the best use of an old form of energy? Maersk wants to find out

Labor MP Anthony Albanese speaks at the Ports Australia Biennial Conference 2018. Ian Ackerman/DCN

Albo makes the case for coastal shipping

The Labor politician came out swinging for government reforms to renew Australia’s coastal shipping and its maritime industry


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The true nature of pilotage

A correspondent takes issue with a recent article about pilotage trends in the Australian context

Port of Mackay

North Queensland Bulk Ports reports record volumes for 2017-18

While the last year’s volumes were impacted by TC Debbie, trade was still up on previous years

Port of Tauranga

Capacity expansion boosts Tauranga

The Port of Tauranga believes bigger ships have boosted its bottom line


Melbourne trade grows during July

A lower dry bulk task was the only downer as the Port of Melbourne reported across-the-board increases during July


LNG SPECIAL REPORT: LNG – bunker of the future?

With its low emissions and lack of sulphur, LNG is looking to be the bunker fuel of the future


DCN Directory up and running

The Directory is your one-stop-shop for contacts and more for anyone and everyone in the Australian maritime industry