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...

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.

More box imports and exports this year, says analyst

Volumes of container imports and exports to / from Oceania are both tracking ahead this year compared to last year, according to the latest data from Container Trade Statistics.

Customs IT ‘big bang’ brings trade halt

ICS anniversary (12 October 2005 – 2015)

Time is now for Melbourne fast rail solution

From the print edition October 8, 2015

Global schedule reliability picks up

On-time performance in August reaches highest level since 2013