Shipping News

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…
Adventures of a Boarding Officer in the Swinging Sixties!
I worked in Customs and Excise for thirty years from 1960 to 1990. Mostly in Fremantle, but also Perth airport.…
Maritime Movements – Levy, Fire, Blockage
You would think being slugged $13,500 each time your ship left port full of iron ore would cause a minor…
Patrick and DP World Get 10 Years In Fremantle
Fremantle Ports has just signed container terminal leases with Patrick and DP World on the north side of Freo Port’s…
Suez Canal container ship accident worst-case scenario for global trade
Rory Hopcraft, University of Plymouth; Kevin Jones, University of Plymouth, and Kimberly Tam, University of Plymouth It’s estimated that 90%…
Maritime Movements – Operation Hedland
The Maran Virtue departs and the Golden Saint arrives, just two movements of many over 24 hours in the deep…
Mini Maritime Movements – Port Hedland!
It was all happening yesterday in Port Hedland. If you think there are a good number of vessels in Gage…
Maritime Movements – Port Hedland Hero
Port Hedland recently received The Australian Shipping and Maritime Industry’s Port of the Year 2020 Award, for keeping the State…
Maritime Movements – Cruise On Silver Lining!
It’s not the Sea Princess, but yesterday a passenger vessel, Coral Adventurer, had punters wondering if we had more Covid…

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