Monday 28th May, 2018
IMO efforts to promote slow steaming may come with risks for isolated nations.

International associations call for ship recycling convention to take effect

The IMO Hong Kong Convention was adopted nearly a decade ago, but ship-recycling countries have yet to adopt its provisions for safe ship recycling

David Shennan and Jason Sweetman; Photo: Port of Portland

New harbour master for Port of Portland

There has been a changing of the guard at the windswept Victorian port

Photo: LINX

LINX hits treadmills to raise money for Very Special Kids

Employees of the logistics company got some exercise for a very good cause

Photo: Jim Wilson

Ports Oz congratulates Marika

Marika Calfas has been much in the news of late. Read what Mike Gallacher has to say.

Image: Jim Wilson and Shutterstock

INDUSTRY OPINION: Australian shippers scrutinise the Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS)

LAST week Australian shippers were shocked by notifications from the world’s top three container lines of the imminent introduction of…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Plain sailing – how traditional methods could deliver zero-emission shipping

The days of sail may yet return as an eco-friendly way of moving freight by sea

Artist’s impression of a container terminal in Port Kembla’s Outer Harbor. Photo: former Port Kembla Port Corporation

Another volley fired in the battle over NSW’s hypothetical second container port

NSW Ports CEO Marika Calfas said Port Kembla was the best place for the state’s next container port

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Barriers to Japanese avocado market smashed

AUSTRALIA’S Hass avocado farmers Australia have received a boost with new market access secured into Japan. Agriculture minister David Littleproud…
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Changes ahead for air cargo security screening

Piece-level screening requirements for US-bound are due to be expanded