February 17 - Austral Asia Line has a new agent in Malaysia.

The company has terminated its longstanding relationship with Ben Line Agencies, indicating 'commercial constraints' lay behind the decision.

Jardine Shipping Services (M) Sdn Bhd is now the company's general agent in Malaysia and can be contacted at:

Jardine Shipping Services (M) Sdn Bhd, Suite 6.01B, Level 6, IMS 2 88, Jalan Batai Laut 4, Tmn Intan, 41300 Klang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia Phone: +603 3258 5388 Fax: +603 3258 5267 Line Manager: angely.yap@jardine-shipping.com

Austral Asia Line offers comprehensive regular shipping services in the Asia, Australia and Papua New Guinea region, specialising in breakbulk, project and container cargoes.