IN THE news this week, Maersk and MSC announced the end of their 2M alliance in 2025.

The vessel-sharing agreement began in 2015, and it is unclear what a post-2M world will look like.

In other news, in Melbourne construction plans are in place for the $400-million Somerton Intermodal Terminal.

And in Newcastle, police are undertaking a joint investigation after Cyprus-flagged bulk carrier allegedly arrived at the port with cocaine attached to its hull.

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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