Red Sea conflict adds time, cost to Aussie beef exports

Shan Goodwin
January 18 2024 - 5:30am
A Maersk container ship. The Dutch company, which transports big volumes of red meat from Australia, has diverted its vessels from the Red Sea. Picture supplied by Maersk.
A Maersk container ship. The Dutch company, which transports big volumes of red meat from Australia, has diverted its vessels from the Red Sea. Picture supplied by Maersk.

Longer routes to lucrative European markets and a tightening of shipping schedules across the board are effects from tensions in the Red Sea already flowing through to Australian livestock industries.

Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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