Saturday 23rd Jun, 2018

Welcome to the DCN – Daily Cargo News

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


INDUSTRY OPINION: Compliance communication concerns

I AM becoming increasingly concerned about the deterioration in the relationship between customs brokers and DIBP at the operations level….
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Court upholds residents’ right to Moorebank appeal

A COURT in New South Wales has upheld the right of a group of residents to appeal against the Moorebank…
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September a good month for bulk in the Pilbara

PILBARA Ports reported a total monthly throughput increase of 5% to 59.2m tonnes of cargo for the month of September…
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Federal Member for Forrest, Nola Marino with infrastructure and transport minister, Darren Chester

Bunbury Port freight efficiency planning gets boost

MORE efficient road freight access to Bunbury Port is in the works after the federal government announced it would invest…
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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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Cities not “freight friendly” says ALC

INADEQUATE planning has made Australian cities unfriendly for freight, the Australian Logistics Council says. Council chief executive, Michael Kilgariff, said…
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A Transmission Electron Micrograph false colour image of  novovirus. Image: US CDC and Dr Charles D Humphrey

INDUSTRY OPINION: Cruise ship Norovirus insurance claim all at sea

IN RECENT years outbreaks of norovirus on cruise ships sometimes involving large numbers of passengers have attracted headline attention. These…
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