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Welcome to the BLOG space of the Aussie Cargo Alliance – ACA World.net.  This is a developing space for discussions, also news items and interesting facts and information relating to the International Logistics world.  Please feel free to add or send any suggestions via our contact page or the blog page directly.

The Uluru climbing ban

The Uluru climbing ban is better for tourism in the long run! Closing Uluru to climbers empowers Indigenous people to teach visitors about their culture on their own terms, which is more sustainable for tourism in the long run. Uluru is a drawcard for international and domestic tourists, and is visited by over 250,000 people […]

DPWA introduces Fremantle surcharge

DP World Australia (DPWA) has announced that it will introduce a charge at its Fremantle Terminal as part of the basis for which access to the terminal is granted, for both road and rail operators, from 30 October 2017. In a media release, Luke Westlake, General Manager – Operations, DP World Fremantle, stated that the charge […]

30 Days at Sea

30 Days time lapse at Sea. Sharing this post as it looks just fabulous… 30 Days of Timelapse, about 80,000 photos combined. 1500GB of Project files. Sailing in the open ocean is a unique feeling and experience.I hope to capture and share it for everyone to see. Route was from Red Sea — Gulf of […]

Embrace Technology

iContainers Urges Freight Forwarders To Fight Convention And Embrace Technology “As shippers press on with their demand for speed, transparency, and efficiency, the freight forwarding strives hard to find a quick enough and appropriate response,” says Klaus Lysdal, Vice President of Sales and Operations of iContainers. “The solution to this equation lies before our eyes: […]

Silverstream System’s Technology To Help Reduce Fuel Consumption

The Silverstream® System, an air lubrication technology for shipping, is a unique system that reduces frictional resistance between the water and the hull surface, dramatically reducing fuel consumption and associated emissions. Cruise operators are proactively looking to minimise the environmental impact of their operations without negatively impacting services. They are doing this by getting ahead […]

Coastal Shipping

Australian Government Committed To Ensure Safe, Secure And Efficient Coastal Shipping. The Australian Government is committed to coastal shipping reform to ensure safe, secure and efficient coastal shipping as part of Australia’s national transport system. Operators and agents of both Australian and foreign flagged ships have raised a number of concerns about the operation of […]