IN the news this week, Australian Independent Shipbrokers was appointed broker in the sale of Yangtze Fortune, a livestock carrier abandoned off the cost of Victoria.

The ship has been anchored near Portland since September last year with 36 crewmembers on board.

In other news, a freight train recently derailed at the Australian Rail Track Corporation’s rail yard at Port Botany.

In Queensland, wild weather impacted shipping operations at several ports along the state’s coast.

And in Tasmania, dredging began at Port of Devonport for TasPorts’ QuayLink project.

The DCN Weekly is a podcast from Daily Cargo News providing a regular roundup of the biggest stories in Australian shipping and maritime logistics.

New episodes are published to our website at the end of each week and included in each Monday’s newswire.

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