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Blank Sailings as Freight Rates Drop

Freight rates from the Asia region continued to drop this month.  Importers in Australia are reaping the benefits, but it begs the question, just how…

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Ongoing Protected Industrial action at DP World Australia

Since the CFMMEU commenced Protected Industrial Action (PIA) at DP World Australia (DPWA) terminals on 19 March, we have struggled to secure sufficient labour and…

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New street lighting for Rous Head South

Street lighting in the older part of Rous Head will be upgraded to match the newer area (above) Street lighting in Rous Head south of…

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Australia and Indonesia sign landmark Trade Agreement

Australia and Indonesia have today signed the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), starting a new chapter of cooperation and deeper economic management in one…

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership to begin in 2018

Australia has become the 6th country to officially adopt the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) meaning that the agreement will commence on 30 December 2018.  As an…

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Ramadan and Idul Fitri 2018 in Indonesia

Kindly be informed that the Ramadan, Muslim fasting month will commence today, Wednesday 16 May and end on Friday 14 June 2018. During the Ramadan…

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Shanghai Port Figures

Shanghai Port Group reached a record breaking 40 millionth TEU (twenty equivalent unit / twenty foot container) crossing its Yangshan dock on December 29, making…

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) – Italy

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources have advised that there has been a significant number of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) detections in cargo…

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No rest for ABF officers

While most Australians were enjoying Christmas and New Year’s Eve with their family and friends, thousands of Australian Border Force (ABF) officers were on duty…

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30 Days Timelapse at Sea

Since it’s Friday we thought that we would share would you this truly spectacular time lapse video, documenting the transit of a container ship through…

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