Sunday 23rd Sep, 2018

Cosco to buy OOIL for US$6.3bn

Chinese container shipping giant Cosco will buy competitor Orient Overseas International Limited, for US$6.3 billion (A$8.3 billion), the latest in…
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Logistics software firm WiseTech acquires Brazilian Bysoft

LOGISTICS software group WiseTech Global today announced its acquisition of Bysoft, a provider of automated customs and freight forwarding software…
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Cargo boost from Virgin’s Melbourne – Hong Kong service

AIR freight from Victoria is in for a boost with the announcement of a new Virgin service between Melbourne and…
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Vale Hanafi Rustandi

SEAFARING unions are mourning the loss of a well-respected figure after the sudden death of Hanafi Rustandi, ITF Asia-Pacific chair…
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ABF head takes leave

COMMISSIONER of the Australian Border Force, Roman Quaedvlieg, has taken leave as authorities confirm an investigation into unstated matters. “The…
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Bulker released from arrest

THE bulker Rena (IMO 9464780) was this morning released from arrest less than a week after being arrested at anchor off…
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Trade important for global food security

GLOBAL food security is an important issue on the agenda at the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) Ministerial…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: How automated vehicles will transform freight logistics in Australia

IN NOVEMBER 2016, Australia’s transport ministers decided to reform vehicle regulations so fully automated vehicles will be allowed to travel…
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