Thursday 22nd Feb, 2018
Photo: Jim Wilson

INDUSTRY OPINION: Port surcharges – be careful how you respond

Article by Nathan Cecil* The introduction of port terminal infrastructure surcharges, their subsequent significant increase and the significant increase of…
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Kalmar introduces new terminal equipment

KALMAR has used the NTP Forklifts Australia Open Day in Sydney to introduce a new range of mobile equipment including…
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Cyclone Gita expected to affect Norfolk Island shipping

AFTER thrashing Tonga, Tropical Cyclone Gita is headed west and is expected to turn slightly south before it hits New…
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THE Alliance announces network enhancements

THE Alliance has announced several changes to its network, which it says will improve transit times, boost reliability and deliver…
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Kea Trader, status as of 2018-02-05. Photo: Lomar Shipping

Huge waves smash Kea Trader as tender bidding nears end

WAVES of up to seven metres have stopped workers boarding the stricken vessel Kea Trader during the past month. Kea…
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Cranes leave China for DPWA terminals

STEVEDORE DP World Australia is to take delivery of four new ZPMC quayside container cranes for its Brisbane, Sydney and…
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VTA chief executive, Peter Anderson. Photo: VTA

VTA urges operators to pass on Patrick fee hike

INDUSTRY body the Victorian Transport Association has written to members urging them to pass on infrastructure surcharge increases announced last…
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Evergreen orders eight containerships

EVERGREEN Marine Corp. has ordered eight 11,000-TEU containerships from Samsung Heavy Industries, with delivery expected between 2020 and 2021. Four…
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