AFFECTING AUSTRALIA. LONDON, February 10. The decision of the Norddeutscher Lloyds line to withdraw its sailing ships from the Australian service synchronises with the withdrawal of the Messageries Maritimes line.
From the beginning of August the French line's vessels after leaving Colombo will call at Singapore, Batavia, Java/ihe'Ne^v Hebrides, New Caledonia/Brisbane and Sydney. It is; expected that the present steamers will be transferred to other routes and will be replaced by smaller and slower steamers at present engaged in the Indian, China and ..Japan services.
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SHIPPING CHANGES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8792, 12 February 1914
SHIPPING CHANGES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8792, 12 February 1914
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