THE MARITIME Union of Australia has been suspending its planned industrial action at DP World terminals this week as the two parties conduct negotiations at the Fair Work Commission.

In other news, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has signed a 10-year contract with Smit Lamnalco for first-response capability in the Torres Strait and Great Barrier Reef.

And finally, Australian Federal Police have seized 155 kilograms of opium from more than 125 attempted imports via air, parcel and sea cargo since January 2023.

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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