Friday 22nd Sep, 2017
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Blame it on the Panama Canal; ships size growth costly for Port of Melbourne

IT WAS good to see Port of Melbourne CEO Brendan Bourke address the matter of ship sizes in his
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PIL exec sees recovery signs

GREEN shoots are beginning to appear in the world of global container shipping, PIL deputy chairman Peter Chang believes. Mr…
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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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Tassie government announces export program

A ‘MARKET Expansion Program’, aimed at encouraging Tasmanian exporters, has been announced by the state’s government. Minister for state growth,…
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WiseTech acquires two more freight forwarding software companies

LOGISTICS software giant WiseTech Global continues its acquisition tear, announcing the purchase of two companies that specialise in freight-rate management…
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Ballast water convention comes into force, affecting NZ-flagged vessels

THE International Maritime Organization’s Ballast Water Management Convention came into effect on Friday (September 8), bringing changes to rules in New…
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Finalists announced for Queensland export awards

BUSINESSES from across Queensland have been announced as finalists for the 2017 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards. Exporters compete for…
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ICS calls for cooperation to ensure successful implementation of Ballast Water Convention

THE International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is calling on all parties to work together towards the successful implementation of the…
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New technology driving logistical efficiency

THE “internet of things” is coming to the logistics sector and can increase efficiencies through greater connectivity and integration. An…
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