Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

04 Sep 2015
An Australian fruit exporter has complained at the lack of transparency provided by shipping lines following faulty in-transit cold disinfestation treatment, a problem that can lead to the costly redirection of cargo.
08 Jul 2015
Tauranga, New Zealand’s largest container gateway, has awarded a contract for dredging to Rohde Nielsen as the port seeks to deal with the cascading of larger ships on to smaller trades and maintain its position as the preeminent container port in the country.
18 Jun 2015
The Asia-to-Australia trade became the latest to experience the distressing new trend of bunker surcharges overtaking the actual container freight rates on the spot market.
17 Jun 2015
A new free-trade agreement between Australia and its largest trading partner, China, will likely further accelerate containerized trade between the duo after their volume rose 14.6 percent in the last three years.
17 Jun 2015
FedEx reported its first quarterly loss since 2009, thanks to a $2.2 billion pension-related pre-tax charge that bit deep into earnings. Unfavorable exchange rates, a drop in international priority volume and low fuel surcharge revenue also stung the global transport operator.
01 Jun 2015
Port Otago in the southern New Zealand town of Dunedin is to spend $30 million deepening its shipping channel and berths to accommodate container carriers of up to 8,000 TEUs.
29 May 2015
Toll Group began operating under the Japan Post flag today as president and CEO Toru Takahashi announced the new board that will provide governance to the Melbourne-based logistics company.
27 May 2015
It is unlikely to be casual Friday on May 28 as the new Japan Post-owned Toll Group marks its first official business day.
26 May 2015
The truck leasing arm of Paccar plans gradual expansion across Australia as shippers and carriers replace the nation's aging heavy trucks and 'road train' tractors.
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.