Darwin leased for $506m on 99 year lease

A major deal has been done in the Top End with the Northern Territory Government selecting a new operator for Darwin Port Corporation on a 99-year lease.

Adam Giles, the Chief Minister of Northern Territory, has announced a $506m, 99-year lease for the port signed today with the Landbridge Group.That price represents approximately 25 times expected...

No respite for lines as volumes fall again

Peak season fails to materialise on Asia-Europe trades

Box lines face three more years of pain

Report paints gloomy picture for operators as overcapacity leads to financial pressures

WA seeks EOI’s for projects that protect grains exports from pests

EOI’s are being sought for R&D projects that better manage biosecurity risks for Western Australia’s $5bn grain industry

New pilot boat to boost Flinders Ports

Self-righting mechanisms are features of new pilot boats that have been delivered to Flinders Ports

Capacity field for 2015 Shipping Industry Golf Day

The golf day is held annually to raise money for the Oncology Unit at Westmead Children’s Hospital and the cumulative total raised so far is more than $500,000.

Asia-Australia/NZ services consolidate to kill overcapacity

Two key container services on the Southeast Asia-ANZ route will join forces from the third week of November in a widely anticipated move.


FOUR MORE DAYS to get your nominations in for this year’s Shipping Awards! You’ll kick yourself if you miss out!!!

Aussie trade stats looking good

Value of Australia’s imports and exports up in August with China, Japan and the US remaining the top three trading partners

Swire introduces Hobart service

Exporters from southern Tasmania will be better positioned to access international markets when Swire introduces a new Hobart call next month.