Tuesday 13th Nov, 2018
Tara Pacific

Coral mission brings schooner scientists to Reef

A SAILING ship on a global expedition to observe the extent of coral bleaching is now checking out the Great…
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The Australian War Memorial in London’s Hyde Park. Photo: wallyg/Flickr

THE SHIPPING LIFE: Spreading the wings

The field of shipping for me always covered a very wide field of associated interests. Much involvement came from participation in complicated shipments (as…
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Escape from the savages of war has long been an incentive for people to risk their life trying to flee by sea.

THE SHIPPING LIFE: Passengers, Stowaways and Jumpers

Passengers MANY cargo ships carried 12 first class type accommodation passengers (“pax”), who preferred the relative isolation compared with cruise…
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Blockchain platform headed for marine insurance markets

BLOCKCHAIN is coming to the marine insurance world; EY and Guardtime today announced the launch of a blockchain platform specifically…
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Austal lands Taiwanese cat contract

AUSTRALIAN shipbuilder Austal announced that it signed a contract to build two 550-passenger 50m high-speed catamarans for Taiwan’s Brave Line….
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Photo: Ian Ackerman

INDUSTRY OPINION: Hanjin Shipping collapse one year on

Peter van Duyn* SOUTH Korean company Hanjin Shipping, the seventh-largest shipping line in the world, collapsed one year ago when its 100-strong vessel fleet…
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Swire upgrading NAX service

SWIRE Shipping is upgrading its North Asia Express (NAX) service, providing more connectivity between Townsville and Asia with larger ships….
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Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

Sluggish week for capes

SHIPBROKERS Allied have reported a sluggish past week in the capesize sector, with a public holiday in Britain having cut…
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