Monday 24th Sep, 2018

JCU teams with NQBP for internships

The university and the port operator are combining their talents


MISSION TO SEAFARERS: The Mission’s mission to help seafarers

Missions such as those in Sydney are integral in ensuring a healthy lifestyle for mariners visiting Australian shores, writes Wendy King*

L to R: Jay McKenzie (Bob Wood Cruise Group); Grant Gilfillan (chair, ACA); Jill Abel (CEO, ACA), Thor Elliott (Fremantle Ports); Anne McVilly (Port Arthur Historic Site) and Christine Cole (Tourism WA). Not pictured are Martin Bidgood (Intercruises) and Scott Lovett (Tourism NT).

Australian Cruise Association elects new committee

The West Australian township of Broome hosted the Australian Cruise Association’s annual conference


Bradford steps down from port board

The former Melbourne chief was on the Napier Port board for three and a half years

Paul Weedon speaks at the recent Ports Australia Biennial Conference in Darwin. Ian Ackerman/DCN

TasPorts’ Weedon retires

Paul Weedon has been at the helm as CEO for eight years


Call for nominations ahead of the Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards

This year’s event is on Thursday 22 November at Sydney’s Sofitel Sydney Wentworth


Longer hours but reduced emissions features of heavy vehicle peace deal

A plan to secure longer operating hours while cutting emissions is to be put to Victorian authorities

Port of Mackay

NQBP CEO to start next week

The new executive comes from WA’s Southern Ports Authority