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Regions | Australasia

News and developments from logisticians and specialised transport providers active in the heavy lift and project forwarding market in Australasia.

APL ups services from China

June 14 - APL has launched its weekly China Australia Service 6 (CA6), connecting the central and southern Chinese ports of Shanghai, Ningbo and Yantian to the Australian cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Luna banned from Australian ports

June 12 - The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Philippines-flagged cargo ship Thorco Luna after it was detained for a third time this year for consistently failing to meet international standards.

Townsville handles wind shipment

June 12 - Wind turbine blades measuring 70 m in length have passed through the port of Townsville in Australia, bound for the Kennedy Energy Park in Hughenden.

Mammoet gears up for Australian wind projects

June 7 - Mammoet has added a 750-tonne capacity LG1750 lattice boom mobile crane to its fleet in Australia, in order to meet the growing demands from the wind energy market in the region.

Carmody steps up at Newcastle

June 1 - The Australian port of Newcastle has appointed Craig Carmody as ceo, tasked with driving growth and progressing the port’s diversification agenda.

Mammoet wins wind contract

May 31 - deugro has contracted Mammoet to transport 37 wind turbines to the Badgingarra wind farm, located 185 km north of Perth, Western Australia.

Drewry remains optimistic on multipurpose recovery

April 20 - During a webinar earlier this week looking at the latest trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both breakbulk and project cargo sectors, Drewry repeated its optimistic forecast for the sector, predicting further rec

Another service upgrade for APL

April 13 - APL has enhanced its China Philippines Express 1 (CP1) service with additional calls at the Chinese port of Xiamen and Batangas in the Philippines.

MEPC 72 kicks off in London

April 9 - The International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) meeting is now under way at the IMO headquarters in London, discussing the adoption of an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy for internation

Protectionist risks remain for airfreight

April 9 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released demand growth results for global airfreight markets for February 2018, showing a 6.8 percent increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) compared to the same peri

Re-export regime set to launch in Australia

April 6 - According to a customer advisory issued by Depth Logistics, The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) in Australia has announced a re-export regime coming into force under the Biosecurity Act 2015.

Drake delivers to BJC

April 5 - Australia's BJC Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a custom-designed trailer from Drake Trailers.

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