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Sunday, March 5, 2023
International Drug Bust Nets $677 Mln Of Cocaine Off The Coast Of South America
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International Drug Bust Nets $677 Mln Of Cocaine Off The Coast Of South America

SYDNEY, March 4 (Reuters) – A joint U.S. and Australian law enforcement operation busted an international drug ring after intercepting 2.4

March 5, 2023
Total Views: 22943

Monday, February 27, 2023
Australia Bans MSC Containership for 90 Days: AMSA Calls Out Operator Over Repeat Offenses
Shipping

Australia Bans MSC Containership for 90 Days: AMSA Calls Out Operator Over Repeat Offenses

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned a Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) containership from entering Australian ports over maintenance

February 27, 2023
Total Views: 23844

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Startup Australian Shipping Line Goes Bust
Shipping

Startup Australian Shipping Line Goes Bust

By Martina Li in Taiwan (The Loadstar) – Just three months after its launch, Australian start-up Focus Container Line has entered administration as the

February 21, 2023
Total Views: 12074

hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle
Shipping

China Steps Up Purchases of Australian Coal, Signaling Easing of Import Ban

By Muyu Xu and Chen Aizhu SINGAPORE, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Chinese utilities and traders have stepped up purchases of Australian coal in February,

February 21, 2023
Total Views: 1458

Friday, February 10, 2023
hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle
News

China And Australia: How Coal Shipments Resumed After Two Years Of Tension

By Ben Westcott (Bloomberg) China’s trade relations with Australia showed concrete signs of thawing with coal shipments resuming after more than two

February 10, 2023
Total Views: 1899

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Australia Seeks to Boost Hydrogen Exports to EU as Part of Green Push
Environment

Australia Seeks to Boost Hydrogen Exports to EU as Part of Green Push

By John Ainger and Maria Tadeo (Bloomberg) — Australia wants to boost exports of green hydrogen to the European Union as the bloc seeks to cut

January 31, 2023
Total Views: 1418

Monday, January 30, 2023
First Australian Coal Cargoes Headed to China Since Unofficial Ban Lifted
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First Australian Coal Cargoes Headed to China Since Unofficial Ban Lifted

SINGAPORE, Jan 30 (Reuters) – China is set to receive at least two cargoes of Australian coal in early February, according to traders and

January 30, 2023
Total Views: 3378

Monday, January 23, 2023
Three RAN Destroyers In Formation. Royal Australian Navy/Peter Beeh
Defense

Australia Speeds Up Purchase of ‘Smart’ Sea Mines to Deter China

By Ben Westcott (Bloomberg) — The Australian government is looking to speed up the purchase of a new generation of sea mines to protect its ports amid

January 23, 2023
Total Views: 766

Friday, January 6, 2023
hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle
Shipping

China Eases Australian Coal Ban to Bolster Energy Security

By Muyu Xu SINGAPORE, Jan 6 (Reuters) – The increasing need to secure energy supplies after easing COVID-19 restrictions has

January 6, 2023
Total Views: 1001

Monday, January 2, 2023
Australia Port Entry To Fouled Cruise Ship
Cruise Ships

Australia Port Entry To Fouled Cruise Ship

by John Konrad (gCaptain) What should have been a dream holiday for passengers, a holiday cruise through the glittering blue waters from Auckland to Sydney has

January 2, 2023
Total Views: 10922

Sunday, December 18, 2022
Australia Launches Offshore Wind To Move Away From Coal
Offshore

Australia Launches Offshore Wind To Move Away From Coal

By James Fernyhough Dec 18 (Bloomberg) –Australia officially opened its first offshore wind zone off the southern coast of Victoria, as the nation seeks

December 18, 2022
Total Views: 2493

Sunday, November 27, 2022
Svitzer tugboat
Ports

Australia’s Port Dispute Shows A Labor System Full Of Holes

With a settlement not really any closer, the Svitzer dispute demonstrates the failure of the Fair Work Act to provide a safety valve to resolve intractable

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 2033

Thursday, November 17, 2022
Svitzer Ordered to Scrap Harbor Tug Worker Lockout in Australia
Ports

Svitzer Ordered to Scrap Harbor Tug Worker Lockout in Australia

Australia’s Fair Work Commission has ruled that Svitzer Australia, a subsidiary of Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, must scrap its plans for a

November 17, 2022
Total Views: 3462

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Harbor Tug Lockout Threatens ‘Nationwide Port Shutdown’ in Australia
Shipping

Harbor Tug Lockout Threatens ‘Nationwide Port Shutdown’ in Australia

Maritime union says Svitzer bosses are refusing to withdraw lockout that will bring Australian ports to a near standstill The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA)

November 16, 2022
Total Views: 3691

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Svitzer Planning Lockout of Australian Harbor Tug Crews in Dispute with Unions
Ports

Svitzer Planning Lockout of Australian Harbor Tug Crews in Dispute with Unions

Towage operator Svitzer, an A.P. Moller-Maersk subsidiary, has announced an indefinite lockout of Australian harbor tug crews over an industrial labor dispute

November 15, 2022
Total Views: 2747

Bulker Banned from Australian Ports for Three Months
Shipping

Bulker Banned from Australian Ports for Three Months

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Costanza from Australian ports for three months for underpaying

November 15, 2022
Total Views: 2717

Monday, July 25, 2022
File photo of an oil tanker at sea
Shipping

Australia Bans Tanker for Underpaying Crew, Insufficient Food and Water

A Liberian-flagged tanker has been banned from Australian ports for six months for underpaying crew wages and insufficient food and water. The Australian

July 25, 2022
Total Views: 8733

Sunday, July 24, 2022
Australia & New Zealand  Get Slammed By Container Rates
Ports

Australia & New Zealand  Get Slammed By Container Rates

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Long-term rates for shipping containers to New Zealand and Australia have soared in the past few years, and are now at record highs.

July 24, 2022
Total Views: 7598

Sunday, July 17, 2022
Australia Bets Big On Brazilian Sugar Ports
Ports

Australia Bets Big On Brazilian Sugar Ports

By Tatiana Bautzer (Reuters) – Australia’s Macquarie group is investing in Brazilian ports by taking a stake in port operator CLI and funding a

July 17, 2022
Total Views: 2038

Friday, July 8, 2022
US Navy Sailor in SYDNEY Australia
Environment

Pacific Maritime Security: Does Climate Policy Matter?

by Wesley Morgan (TheConversation) Prime minister Anthony Albanese is hoping his government’s more ambitious climate policy will help reset Pacific relations

July 8, 2022
Total Views: 1280
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