Sunday 24th Jun, 2018

Austal delivers a few fast cats

AUSTRALIAN shipbuilder Austal recently announced the launch of three fast ferries at its shipyard in Balamban, Cebu. The first of…
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SPECIAL REPORT: Liner Trades to SE Asia

The Southeast Asia trade has its endemic problems but carriers are currently basking in the glow of the export boost provided by bumper crop harvests. When that halo effect subsides will the old gripes resurface, or will imminent service changes contribute to lasting benefits?

MSC Sao Paulo. Photo: Dale Crisp

SPECIAL REPORT: Liner Trades to SE Asia

The last two annual reviews of the Southeast Asia/ISC trade have remarked on the stability and discipline displayed by carriers – but 2016-17 is proving already to be a more unsettled time.

China resources outlook cautious despite commodity gains

THE Commonwealth’s chief commodity forecaster has reported unexpected surges in coking coal and iron ore are tipped to add $47bn…
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Commodity demand to boost Aussie exports

HIGHER prices for steel-making raw materials and thermal coal, not to mentioned increased LNG export volumes, are tipped to see…
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Australia faces South American beef challenge

POPULATION growth is expected to increase global food demand but Australia may have a battle on its hands to secure…
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Rizhao Port under the microscope

BACKER of the Great Southern Shipping Australia (Pty Ltd) project, Rizhao Port Co, is under pressure, with local media reporting…
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AAL executive takes on China role

AUSTRAL Asia Line managing director Liner Services Division, Christophe Grammare, is taking on a new role in Shanghai as the…
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