Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

21 May 2015
Shipping Australia boss Rod Nairn doesn’t always agree with officials, but when deputy prime minister Warren Truss outlined the government plan to simplify coastal shipping regulation, he was all for it.
14 May 2015
U.S.-based PACCAR is expanding its truck rental and leasing to Australia, where it plans to offer Kenworth and DAF trucks to private shipper fleets and carriers.
12 May 2015
Australia’s wine exports to China rose 20 percent in the 12 months ending March as China continued to shrug off austerity measures imposed in 2013 as part of Beijing’s corruption crackdown.
30 Apr 2015
The U.S. is amping up security measures in the Strait of Hormuz three days after a cargo ship under U.S.
09 Apr 2015
China’s largest port builder has been given the green light to acquire one of Australia’s largest construction companies as Beijing moves to grow its international infrastructure capability in support of its “one belt one road” trade initiative.
02 Apr 2015
A move to provide a direct shipping link between Tasmania, Australia, to Asia has been abandoned —at least in the short term.
31 Mar 2015
HONG KONG — The Harper review of Australia’s competition laws has recommended sweeping changes aimed at improving the cou
23 Mar 2015
Proposed protective measures for the Great Barrier Reef will lengthen the voyage between Australia and its largest trade partner, China.
15 Mar 2015
A dispute on rental fees charged to container terminal operators by the port of Melbourne is leading some in Australia to suggest regulating ports under competition law.
03 Mar 2015
The proposed 750 percent rent increase for DP World’s Melbourne terminal is a “blatant money grab” by the state government, said Shipping Australia chief executive officer Rod Nairn.
A Western Star truck leased by Penske in Australia.
27 Feb 2015
Penske Truck Leasing and sister company Penske Automotive Group are expanding their heavy-truck leasing business in Australia, targeting operators with older trucks.