Tuesday 20th Feb, 2018
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Huge haul of crystal meth found in sea cargo consignment

AUTHORITIES discovered a record haul of crystal methamphetamine last month in a sea-cargo consignment headed for Adelaide. On 24 January,…
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Australian cadets becoming extinct, says a DCN reader. Photo: Laurie Smith

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Coastal Shipping lack of job opportunities

SIR, I wrote earlier this year in regards to the lack of opportunities for young Australians to embark on a…
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PNG surveys help boost biosecurity

SURVEYS are currently underway in Papua New Guinea to help manage the risks of pests and diseases arriving in Australia….
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More fumigation capacity for more stink bugs

SYDNEY container specialist company Price & Speed announced it would double its container fumigation capacity starting today (19 February) to…
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BIL lends a helping hand

BASS Island Line says it is supporting St Vincent de Paul by providing free freight for its annual Tasmanian delivery….
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Cost recovery reform opens the door for trusted traders

THE Department of Home Affairs and the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources are seeking feedback on a proposed cost…
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Changes afoot at Port Moresby

THE government of Papua New Guinea recently announced it would close Container Terminal 4A in downtown Port Moresby on 18…
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Furneaux Freight announces new vessel plans

PLANS for a new purpose-built vessel have been announced by North Tasmanian logistics business Furneaux Freight. In a statement on…
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NYK signs charter deal for a methanol-fuelled methanol tanker

SINGAPORE-based NYK Bulkship (Asia) has signed a long-term charter contract with Waterfront Shipping Company (WFS) for a new-build methanol carrier…
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