End to a secret deal that locked in coal exports and Sydney truck traffic
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End to a secret deal that locked in coal exports and Sydney truck traffic

The Port of Newcastle has paid $13 million so that it is no longer prohibited from competing with Port Botany and can diversify away from coal.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons

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Roads,trains,ports:Major disruption warning ahead of planned pro-Palestine protests

The groups behind Monday’s global A15 Action protests have threatened to blockade “major choke points in the economy”,aiming to cause maximum economic impact.

  • byChris Vedelago andClay Lucas
One Sydney ferry’s indicators froze. Two days later,another had a fault near Gladesville Bridge

One Sydney ferry’s indicators froze. Two days later,another had a fault near Gladesville Bridge

An Indonesian-built vessel suffered a mechanical fault that led to it unexpectedly heading to starboard and then to port.

  • byMatt O'Sullivan
Stuck ships and supply chain inflation
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Stuck ships and supply chain inflation

Global supply chains don’t have as much slack as they did,say,last summer,after pandemic disruptions were mostly a thing of the past,because Baltimore isn’t the only problem.

  • byPaul Krugman
The $16 million tugs on front line against calamity on Sydney Harbour

The $16 million tugs on front line against calamity on Sydney Harbour

Engage Rascal is one of two new state-of-the-art tugs working to prevent a disaster like the bridge collapse in Baltimore.

  • byTim Barlass
More than 150 cattle died on a ship from Darwin. It could result in a diplomatic debacle

More than 150 cattle died on a ship from Darwin. It could result in a diplomatic debacle

Was the true death figure kept secret from the Indonesians? Neither the Australian government nor shipping company will say.

  • byZach Hope
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MV Fisher assembles the Trident Pier

The 500m long pier was utilised by USNS Bob Hope to unload military vehicles,equipment containers and personnel.

Cruise ship lost power in Sydney Harbour in alarming echo of Baltimore disaster
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Cruise ship lost power in Sydney Harbour in alarming echo of Baltimore disaster

A cruise ship suffered a blackout in Sydney Harbour in February in a scenario similar to that which led to the destruction of Baltimore’s Key Bridge.

  • byTim Barlass
‘Secret’ deals mean NSW taxpayers liable for port privatisations
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‘Secret’ deals mean NSW taxpayers liable for port privatisations

A potential liability of up to $4.3 billion is contained in previously secret deals that will be revealed by NSW Treasurer Daniel Mookhey on Thursday.

  • byAlexandra Smith
India’s navy takes control of ship hijacked by Somali pirates

India’s navy takes control of ship hijacked by Somali pirates

The development came after men on the bulk carrier fired at an Indian warship in international waters on Friday.

Cows and tourists lock horns over Apollo Bay shipping plan

Cows and tourists lock horns over Apollo Bay shipping plan

A sea freight company’s proposal to move 20,000 cattle through the port of the Great Ocean Road tourist town to King Island each year has sparked fierce resistance.

  • byBenjamin Preiss