RECENTLY in the news, cruise ship Viking Orion was denied permission to berth at ports in New Zealand and Australia due to biofouling on its hull.

Also, late last month, Western Australian ports minister Rita Saffioti announced the appointment of a new CEO at Pilbara Ports Authority.

And the first shipment of lithium from Core Lithium’s Finniss Lithium mine began loading onto bulker Rossana at the Port of Darwin.

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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