IN THE news this week, pilots at the port of Brisbane called off a strike against their employer Poseidon Sea Pilots.

The pilots, represented by the AMOU, had intended to stop work for 24 hours on Thursday, but the union withdrew industrial action plans after a meeting with PSP.

In other news, Auriga announced plans to launch a mooring service in Victoria and a new aviation service in Western Australia.

Also this week, AMSA banned a bulk carrier from Australian waters for one year over apparent issues of wage theft and seafarer mistreatment on board.

And also, police charged three men over the importation of 560 kilograms of cocaine.

And finally, Medlog announced plans to acquire a transport operator based in Port Botany.

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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