Sunday 21st Jan, 2018
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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.

Photo: David Sexton

THE GRILL: Captain Dick Francis

This week’s Grill subject is Captain Dick Francis, a former master mariner and now chairman of Bay Steamers Maritime Museum.

Tugs to the rescue

FINE weather over the weekend helped ensure a smooth recovery operation of the cruise ship Norwegian Star. In the early…
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THE GRILL: Laurie Walsh

Ex Kiwi Laurie Walsh talks to Lloyd’s List Australia about volunteer work, grave digging and his passion for flintlock muskets

Photo: Ian Ackerman

THE GRILL: Captain Cliff Beazley AM

This week for the Grill, reporter Ian Ackerman corners Captain Cliff Beazley AM of the Australian Ship Handling Centre at Port Ash to talk about life at sea, plain simple food and, of course model ships.

VTA slams CityLink toll hikes

LOOMING toll increases for heavy vehicles by Melbourne CityLink operator Transurban have been branded discriminatory by transport body the Victorian…
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Svitzer makes key appointment

SVITZER Australia has announced the appointment of Ivan Spanjic as its chief commercial officer (CCO), for Australia with effect from…
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