Trans Pacific trade terms set

Terms of the Trans Pacific Partnership have been agreed after over five years of negotiations.

Twelve nations including Australia ended negotiations Monday night (October 5) in Atlanta, USA, finalising the terms of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) which aims to set common trade rules and...

Low-sulphur limits need to be enforced, urge Danish shipowners

Ignoring sulphur emission control area requirements will impact the competitiveness of Danish vessels, owners say

Marshall Islands Registry surpasses 125m gross tons

Growth marks 25% rise in tonnage since January 2014’s 100m gross ton mark

Maersk Line to add a Thailand port to its weekly Boomerang service

The link removes the need for transshipment of cargoes elsewhere in Southeast Asia

Beaching in South Asia not an issue if safeguards are in place, says Wirana

Ship recycling yards should be assessed individually rather than being hit with a blanket ban on beaching, urges finance chief

Australian Trusted Trader pilot update and what you need to know

In an environment of constant change it’s easy for industry to become weary of new reforms. But the Australian Trusted Trader (ATT) is one reform where trade service providers should be taking an active interest, particularly as more international traders join the pilot program.

Veteran to exit local box trades

One of the world’s top ten container carriers has signalled its departure from Australian trades – but it’s not one about which rumours have been flying in recent weeks.