A FIRE broke out on a ro-ro vessel off the coast of the Netherlands this week, with one crewmember reported to have been killed in the blaze.

In other news, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau published an occurrence brief on a pilot ladder incident at Christmas Island.

Also in the news, Pilbara Ports Authority awarded the contract for the construction of a seawall at the Lumsden Point development at Port Hedland.

And also, Bass Strait logistics specialist SeaRoad officially opened a new facility in Launceston.

Finally, Ports North this past week announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer.

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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