Boardroom briefing: no more IPOs boys’ club, shipping index sinks, and digital marketing tricks

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Goldman Sachs bans all-male IPOs, coronavirus hits international shipping and how SMEs can market better.

In Brief: Government to review resource laws next year, and other business stories

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Review of Mining Act next year, acting Tax Commissioner warns of criminal action against companies not forwarding taxes to government and wholesale internet prices may drop by two-thirds. Your weekly digest of business news.

Papua New Guinea’s Collins Shipping teams up with Chinese explorers to take adventurers 11,000 metres below sea level

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The search for new business avenues sees Port Moresby’s Collins Shipping teaming up with Chinese maritime researchers to do a voyage to the bottom of the sea. And there’s the prospect of a new adventure tourism activity. Kevin McQuillan reports

Four questions for Anthony Randell, Maersk’s new Country Manager for Papua New Guinea

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Maersk Line has appointed Anthony Randell as its new Country Manager for Australia and Papua New Guinea. He spoke to Business Advantage PNG about the next phase of the shipping giant’s involvement in PNG.

Bismark breaks through in Papua New Guinea’s shipping market

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Growth, both domestically and internationally, is on the cards for Bismark Maritime as the Papua New Guinea shipping sector delivers opportunities for additional players. CEO Jamie Sharp tells Business Advantage PNG of the company’s plans.

Papua New Guinea buoyed by cruise boom

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Shipping companies are taking an increasing interest in PNG, with passenger arrivals surging and even big ships now heading to PNG’s shores, Brian Johnston reports.

Samoa sells 50% of Pacific Forum Line

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The Californian-based Neptune Pacific Line has agreed to buy a 50 per cent controlling interest in the Pacific Forum Line from the Samoan government.

Interview: Nicolaj Noes, Managing Director, Maersk Line Australia

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PNG has a new shipping company which takes a different approach to servicing its customers. Nikolaj Noes, Australian Managing Director of global shipping company Maersk Line, talks to Business Advantage PNG.