Swire shipping deal providing direct Tasmania-Asia link fails

Swire shipping deal providing direct Tasmania-Asia link fails

ABC A deal to subsidise a direct shipping link to Asia for Tasmanian exporters with Singapore-based company Swire has collapsed. A $33 million Memorandum of Understanding between the Tasmanian Government and Swire expired at 5:00pm. Earlier this month, Prime Minister Tony Abbott used a trip to Tasmania to announce a $203 million extension to the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme (TFES), whic…

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