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Additional trip for Darwin trade



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ADDITIONAL SHIP FOR DARWIN TRADE

Statement by the Minister for Shipping and Transport, The Hon, Hubert Opperman, Ο,B„ E„ , M,P,

In order to meet seasonal demands for extra freight

space between Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Darwin, the

Australian National Line will divert an additional ship this

month, the Minister for Shipping and Transport, The Hon, Hubert

Opperman, 0„3,E,, idP,, said to-day.

Two other ships are already on the service - the

WINDa RRa and the Wa NGa Ra ,

Mr, Opperman said that the additional ship, the

Da LBY would sail for Darwin from Sydney on November 4, dnd

Brisbane on November 8, It had been diverted from the

New South Wales/Queen’ slanc! steel trade. Another vessel would

replace it on that run.

Sailing dates for the other ships on the Darwin run

are -WINDa RRa - Leave Melbourne approximately November 15,

Sydney November 22 and Brisbane November 26-28

Wa NGa Ra - Leave Melbourne December 12, Sydney December 19

and Brisbane December 23,

The WINDa RRa will sail from Melbourne again in mid-

January for Sydney, Brisbane and Darwin,

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October 31, I960 - P,M,