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Melbourne's VICT welcomes Australia's largest container ship

The Manila Times 26 Sep 2023
VICTORIA International Container Terminal (VICT) has achieved a historic milestone with the arrival of the MV CMA CGM Pelleas, Australia's largest container vessel, at the Port of Melbourne. VICT CEO Bruno Porchietto expressed pride in this achievement and its significance for the Port of Melbourne and VICT's plans.

Australia Uses Robots to Search Ships' Hulls for Cocaine Bales

The Maritime Executive 25 Sep 2023
The Australian Border Force (ABF) has seized 200 kilograms of cocaine at the Port of Melbourne after deploying an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to conduct a search ... Using an ROV, the ABF officers were able to identify a suspicious hull attachment in the ship’s sea chest at the Port of Melbourne on August 9.

200 kilograms of cocaine seized from cargo ship in Port of Melbourne

SAFETY4SEA 25 Sep 2023
According to Australian Border Force (ABF), more than 200 kilograms of cocaine hidden in the hull of a cargo ship has been seized in Melbourne ... As informed, the ship and crew were permitted to continue its journey after it was searched.

Aussie police seize cocaine in cargo ship

Xinhua 23 Sep 2023
... ship last month ... Packages of cocaine were retrieved from inside the sea chest and then seized, the AFP said, adding that the ship had traveled from Argentina via New Zealand before docked in the port of Melbourne ... Aussie police seize cocaine in cargo ship.

Cocaine found in hull of a ship in Port Melbourne after arriving from Argentina

The Daily Mail 23 Sep 2023
A remote-controlled robot has helped uncover a 200kg shipment of cocaine stashed in the hull of a ship which arrived in Port Melbourne from Argentina last month ... package of drugs (pictured) which were found stashed inside the hull of a ship, in Port Melbourne in Victoria.

More than 200kg of cocaine seized from cargo ship in Port of Melbourne

RNZ 23 Sep 2023
More than 200 kilograms of cocaine hidden in the hull of a cargo ship has been seized in Australia ... It was hidden in a suspicious hull attachment in the ship's sea chest, which contains pipes used to pump sea water ... The ship had sailed to Melbourne from Argentina via New Zealand and then continued on to Western Australia and South Australia.

Astonishing find in Melbourne waters

The Daily Telegraph Australia 23 Sep 2023
A massive haul of drugs stashed in the hull of a cargo ship docked at the Port of Melbourne had a street value of $80 million but will be destroyed, police say ....

VICT receives super-sized container ship in Melbourne

Manila Bulletin 21 Sep 2023
Razon Jr.’s International Container Terminal Services Inc., is marking a significant milestone with the arrival of a super-sized ship at the Port of Melbourne ... The ship is nearly 43 meters wide and has a carrying capacity of just under 10,000 TEUs.The CMA CGM Pelleas is deployed ...

Beneath the surface of a Tale of Two Cities

Hindustan Times 18 Sep 2023
Tale of Two Cities ... "Tale of Two Cities" a call to action ... The third episode featured Australia’s Melbourne and Kolkata in India’s West Bengal ... However, Tale of Two Cities goes beyond the common commonalities to tell us that the first ship that discovered Melbourne was indeed named ‘HMAS Calcutta’ (Kolkata’s former name during British Raj) ... ....

NYK Car Carrier Loses Steering Caught in Storm off Australia

The Maritime Executive 08 Sep 2023
A NYK car carrier is experiencing steering problems while caught in a storm south of Melbourne, Australia with the safety authority directing the ship to head further out to sea ... It had departed Lam Chabang, Thailand on August 22 and was due to arrive earlier this week in Melbourne ... AMSA is reporting that the ship is using its bow thrusters to steer.

North Melbourne 2023 season review: Rising Star shines, key forward takes next step

Sportingnews 01 Sep 2023
Expectations were high with a new, proven coach but after a distraction-filled year, North Melbourne sunk to another bottom-two finish ... The Sporting News takes a look at North Melbourne’s 2023 season ... Coach Alastair Clarkson arrived in the offseason full of ambition and promise, with sights set on correcting the ship at North Melbourne.

Ford Australia Charters RoRo After Apologizing for Long Vehicle Delays

The Maritime Executive 17 Aug 2023
Ford Australia is taking drastic actions to meet a significant surge in car demand and long shipping delays ... Online, customers are complaining that even after their car ships it is taking two weeks or more for cars to land due to backlogs at the port of Melbourne ... This ship made a ...

Feed People, Not Factory Farms

MENA FN 11 Aug 2023
(MENAFN - Jordan Times) MELBOURNE - After Russia's full-scale invasion in February 2022, ships used to export grain from Ukraine's Black Sea ports stopped travelling there because they were liable ... .

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