Monday 20th Nov, 2017

Wharfies raise money for “hero” bosun

THE Maritime Union says its members have raised $5000 for the bosun who helped rescue a

INDUSTRY OPINION: The Trans-Pacific Partnership “re-imagined” no longer a mirage?

TO ADAPT one of the literary world’s great quotes it would appear that ‘the news of the death of the TPP…
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Photo: Thomas Brown

Amphibious Cuban tree-o stopped at the border

A TRIO of Cuban tree frogs stowed away in a container from the US were discovered by an eagle-eyed importer…
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Photo: Hobart Ports Corporation and Digital Ink

Better facilities needed to attract more Antarctic shipping to Hobart

TASPORTS said its Hobart facilities may struggle to meet demand for more Antarctic support activities, according to its recent submission…
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Photo: ABF

More than 20kg of coke found in shipping container from Spain

COCAINE smugglers have landed in the slammer after police found 21kg of the drug hidden in a consignment of tiles…
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Steven Ciobo, minister for trade, tourism and investment. Photo: DFAT

APEC a chance to revive TPP, Ciobo believes

TRADE minister Steven Ciobo believes the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam, can revitalise the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The…
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Peru progress welcomed by Export Council

A CONCLUSION of negotiations towards a free trade agreement between Peru and Australia (PAFTA) shows there are opportunities on both…
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Photo: Erma First

Bulker company moves to install Ballast Water Treatment System

SAFE Bulkers, an international provider of marine drybulk transport, has announced it has done a deal with Greek business Erma…
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Photo: CMA CGM

New CMA CGM mega-ships to run on LNG

CMA CGM announced it would be the first company to equip major containerships with LNG-fired engines. The French container liner’s…
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