Cargo ship narrowly avoids crashing into France’s Atlantic coastline. RESCUERS have towed a stricken cargo ship away from France’s Atlantic coastline just in time to stop it running aground. The 164-metre Modern Express tilted dramatically and spent six days drifting in high winds and six-metre waves until a Spanish tugboat managed to pull it away […]
Patrick Stevedores has struck back against the maritime union’s plans to strike for 48 hours at its Port Botany terminal next week. The Maritime Union of Australia, which shut down Patrick ports in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Fremantle for 24 hours on Monday, applied to the Fair Work Commission last week for further strikes at […]
AirlineRatings.com names Air New Zealand as Airline of the Year for 2016 DECEMBER 3, 201512:27PM Air New Zealand has been named Airline of the Year for 2016. Picture: AAP/Dan Himbrecht FOR the third consecutive year, Air New Zealand has been named Airline of the Year for 2016 by AirlineRatings.com, the world’s leading safety and product […]
Boeing’s 747-8 Reaches 100 Deliveries as Sales Wind Down – The Street The Boeing (BA – Get Report) 747-8 has followed an unusual development path. The aircraft’s cargo version came ahead of the passenger version, the first delivery in 2011 was to Luxembourg’s CargoLux, and even today cargo accounts for the majority of the […]
Shipping industry braced for storm to blow long and hard The global maritime industry is enduring hardships likely to affect it for ever. The shipping industry is battening down the hatches for a global economic storm that could last years. The slowdown in China, Europe’s anaemic recovery and the failure of other emerging markets to […]
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Cattle shipper Wellard to list The country’s largest live cattle exporter, Wellard, will list as a company worth $556 million on the Australian Securities Exchange next month after it was priced at $1.39 per share this afternoon. It comes after Wellard secured Standard
MUA to Strike Again It must be Christmas, MUA to Strike Again..