Friday 22nd Sep, 2017
Photo: Port of Melbourne

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

OUT & ABOUT: Pacific International Lines 50th Anniversary

A REFRESHING warm Melbourne provided a pleasant backdrop for the Pacific International Lines 50th anniversary celebrations. The event was held…
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CentrePort container cranes back in action

CONTAINER cranes at Wellington’s CentrePort have resumed operations for the first time since they were disabled by the Kaikoura earthquake…
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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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NOMINATIONS have opened for the 22nd Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth…
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Fiji port orders equipment

FIJI Ports Terminal Limited ordered three Kalmar reachstackers and one empty container handler due to start moving containers around the…
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First search and rescue vessel for Niue

MARITIME New Zealand has announced it is providing the small country of Niue with its first dedicated search and rescue…
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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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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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