IN THE news this week, a ballot for protected industrial action filed by the Australian Maritime Officers Union received unanimous support from its members working for Poseidon Sea Pilots in Brisbane.

Also in the news, the ro-ro vessel Fremantle Highway caught fire off the coast of the Netherlands with more than 3700 cars on board, including nearly 500 electric vehicles.

In other news, Maritime NZ detained the bulk carrier Achilles Bulker after it lost its rudder during an outbound pilotage from Tauranga.

And also, the WA government and a South Korean renewable energy consortium have commenced negotiations to build a green ammonia plant near Geraldton, and new CEO was appointed at Infrastructure Australia.

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

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