Looking back in maritime history, 40 years ago

From the print edition August 27, 2015

In July, 1975, the “massive” Botany Bay port plan was just that; a plan. It was 40 years ago and there was intense scrutiny as to the development of the planned port… especially in the Departments of...

SPECIAL REPORT PNG/STH PACIFIC TRADES: Glass half empty?

From the print edition August 27, 2015

MUA v Hutchison Ports – Federal Court hearing put on hold

Union and stevedore agree to suspend Federal Court legal action and seek conciliation before the Fair Work Commission.

ACCC proposes to exempt two terminals from wheat code

Watchdog’s preliminary decisions propose that two wheat terminals at the Port of Brisbane be subject to lower levels of regulation

FTA supports exports, minister says

Facing criticism in some quarters, a key Tasmanian minister has defended a China- Australia free trade deal

Svitzer orders six ASDs from Turkey's Sanmar

Move designed to fulfil contractual commitments, says tug giant

Hapag-Lloyd posts $181m first-half profit as CSAV benefits kick in

IPO on hold as stock markets collapse but German line lifts savings forecast from synergies with Chilean line

Ongoing support for Hastings terminal

From the print edition August 27, 2015

Panama Canal Authority says it is on schedule to open locks next year despite cracks

'Water filtration' in new lock located on the Pacific side of the waterway will not delay planned 2016 launch