Easter holiday break

Updates to website and newswire next Wednesday.

Owing to the Easter long weekend, the Lloyd’s List Australia website will not be updated from Good Friday (April 3) to Tuesday (April 7).It will be back to business as usual on Wednesday (April 8).We...

Tasmania’s planned direct international shipping link fails to materialise

State says allocated funding will be spent on infrastructure instead.

The Grill: Reg Paul

This week’s Grill subject is PLM Global Management founder and group managing director REG PAUL. His company will shortly celebrate its 30th anniversary.

Maritime History: April 2, looking back at this week 10 years ago.

Move on Ports of Auckland and channel deepening angst in Victoria.

COMPETITION POLICY REVIEW: Ports should be subject to price oversight and regulation

Report echoes industry qualms over conduct of privatisations and their impact on costs.

China Rongsheng announces loss of US$1.3bn to equity holders

Paring of shipbuilding contracts leads to revenue reversal of US$725m.

China Merchants Holdings profits from ports rises 10%

Recent terminal stake acquisitions boost volumes and profits.

Junichiro Ikeda is named president of MOL

Koichi Muto is elevated to chairman.

Hamburg Süd finalises CCNI takeover deal

Brand name to be retained in routes to and from west coast of South America.

Faulty kit scalds engineer’s face 

Injured seafarer on LNG tanker evacuated by helicopter and hospitalised.