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Another drug concealment detected

A 21 year old Taiwanese man was due to face the Parramatta Local Court this morning – his charge – attempting to possess approximately 16kgs…

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Old vs New container ships – what a difference!

Container ships sure have changed a lot. The world’s first purpose-built container vessel was built in 1955, and in the last 58 years they have…

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Ever thought of a cruise on a container ship?

With your carbon footprint being almost completely “carbon neutral” hopping aboard a container ship for a cruise is a fantastic and eco-friendly way to travel….

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Shipping containers used to house prisoners

The Victorian prison system has been put under pressure this year due to an 11 per cent growth in prisoner population. The number of incarcerated…

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Piracy in 2013

Piracy is a significant threat to the international maritime industry. As of the 25th November 2013 there has been 234 incidents worldwide, including 12 hijackings….

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Christmas nears as Fremantle Port at record levels

The W.A. Port Operations Task Force has issued December’s media release advising that container throughput at Fremantle Port has been at record levels during the…

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Dolls seized at U.S. Ports

Children in the U.S. won’t be unwrapping these dolls on Christmas morning. More than 200,000 dolls – imported from China to the U.S. – have…

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Chinese New Year 2014

Chinese New Year is a fantastic time of the year. It’s full of colour, excitement and tradition. It is the time to eat, celebrate, cleanse…

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Australia welcomes new Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement

Australia Trade Minister Robb and his Korean counterpart, Trade Minister Yoon, concluded negotiations on Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement in early December 2013. Korea is Australia’s…

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Woman charged as prohibited weapons seized

An investigation carried out by the NSW Police Force and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) has uncovered an import of prohibited weapons….

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