Tuesday 17th Oct, 2017
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The Shipping Life – Australian shipping (from the past to the future)

Captain Harry Mansson AM is a Master Mariner, a retired ship’s Captain, with a subsequent varied background as an international…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Coastal Shipping – the challenge continues

THE long-awaited Government proposal to amend coastal trading legislation has finally hit the Parliament in the form of the Coastal Trading…
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Coastal shipping amendments: industry reacts

AMENDMENTS to Australia’s cabotage regime introduced in to Parliament this week drew mixed reactions from industry players – not surprising…
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Mission to Seafarers relaunches Seafarer Happiness Index

MISSION to Seafarers recently announced the relaunch of the Seafarer Happiness Index to support a sustainable future for the global…
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Chester and Albo brawl over coastal shipping legislation

BIPARTISANSHIP over coastal shipping laws already has proven elusive, with the major parties trading political blows. Former infrastructure minister Anthony…
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New coastal shipping bill to “cut red tape” introduced into Parliament

INFRASTRUCTURE minister Darren Chester has introduced into Parliament a bill to amend the Coastal Trading Act 2012, which he says will…
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Container trade at Brisbane mushrooms

JULY was Port of Brisbane’s busiest month for container traffic in the past year, with a total of 113,790 TEU…
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NOMINATIONS are still open for the 22nd Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth on…
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