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Yet Another Adventure – A BI (AUS) Takes On Navy (US)
After a time it was no longer the Swinging 60s, and one day I found myself as the Boarding Inspector…
FREMANTLE TO EXMOUTH OCEAN RACE & RALLY – The Start
Hello Freo people. The Fremantle to Exmouth Ocean Race and Rally got underway from Fremantle Sailing Club today. Here’s a…
New High-Powered CEO Appointed To Head Fremantle Ports
Fremantle Ports today announced Michael Parker as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Parker was formerly Business Unit President and…
Another Adventure for a BO in the Swinging 60s – A Woman on the Wharf
Customs and Excise had always been a male domain. Except for the typing pool that is. In the 60s, there…
Even More Adventures of a BO in the Swinging 60s – The Life of a Wharf EO
As well as being a Customs BO - a Boarding Officer - sometimes I was a wharf EO - a…
Shipping Small Perishables – Shared Container Trial
Apart from that headline being a terrible tongue twister, what a good, innovative idea the shared shipping container is! Tigers…
Talk About Making An Entrance – MPV Everest Enters Freo!
Yesterday, 14 April 2021, just about everyone welcomed the safe return of fire-damaged MPV Everest to Australia. She entered Fremantle’s…
A Year Ago – How Much Has Changed?
It’s coming up a year ago, 20 April 2020, when the much vilified Artania left Fremantle Port. When she left,…
More Adventures of a BO in the Swinging Sixties – In Port Hedland
The recent excellent report on Port Hedland by the Shipping News’ Shipping Correspondent, PA Sinclair, set me to thinking about…

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