- The Maritime industry in Australia has an estimated annual revenue of $9.3 billion, adding $3.7 billion to the Australian economy in 2015-16 (Australian Industry Standards, 2016).
- Australia is currently the world’s 5th largest shipping nation in terms of the tonnage of its inbound and outbound freight task.
- 10 per cent of the world’s sea trade passes through Australian ports and 99 per cent of Australian trade is transported by sea.
- Our coastline is over 60,000 kilometres in length and our search and rescue region covers more than 10 per cent of the earth’s surface.
- Per capita, Australia has more cruise passengers than any other nation, making it the fourth-largest cruise market in the world.
Latest Maritime Industry News
Australia's annual awards night for the shipping and maritime logistics industries was held on 14 November in Melbourne, where winners were awarded in 19 categories ranging from the best in liner trades and ports, to customs broking, environmental excellence, gender...
The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has released a report - Help Us Deliver which highlights several opportunities around Australia to deal with bottlenecks in freight networks, through targeted infrastructure investments. Investment in these projects is...
The ACCC has released its annual Container Stevedoring Monitoring Report 2018-19, which examines the performance of stevedores operating at Australia’s ports during the last financial year. Among the key findings of the report: A general weakening of the economy has...