Flinders Ports has new pilot boat named for proud history

New vessel is first for 20 years and boasts advanced features

South Australia welcomed the first of two new pilot boats in 20 years on May 1, as Flinders Ports launched the Alert in Port Adelaide.The second pilot boat is scheduled to arrive in October this...

John Lines slams Patrick for “totally unsatisfactory” performance

ANL chief expands on reasons for move to other stevedores

CSICL sees continued fall in net profit

But flagship unit of Chinese state shipbuilding giant receives support from Beijing’s naval orders

Sainty Marine posts US$290m losses for 2014

China whitelisted shipbuilder is mired in debt settlement amid a dismal market

Boxes lift Cosco as dry bulk slips

Income from container shipping business increased but dry bulk fell in line with other major players

Boxship safety forum seeks to build critical mass

CSSF members now represent 5.5m teu of capacity, or a quarter of the world’s tonnage

Deny foreigners complete ownerships of Darwin – politicians say

Complete foreign ownership of the Northern Territory’s major port is being debated as privatization of the port moves forward

Hobart seeks private export proposals for southern woodchips

Tasmania urges industry to propose the best method, and location, for exporting woodchips from the island’s south.

Costamare and York Capital hold talks over extending term for buying boxships

Greece-based Costamare Inc and York Capital Management, the US-based hedge fund, are discussing an extension of their pact for co-investing in containerships.

Anchored boxships fall to zero outside LA/Long Beach

Southern Californian ports clearing cargo backlog but labour issues not settled yet