Monday 24th Sep, 2018
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Search of container reveals thousands of litres of illicit drug

POLICE seized about 2000 litres of the drug gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) after it was smuggled into Sydney in a shipping container….
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INDUSTRY OPINION: MCS acquisition by Qube raises port-rail services concerns

FREIGHT & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) have received views from major exporters, importers and…
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ACCC to seek stevedore price hike explanation

PATRICK is set to receive a “please explain” note from the competition regulator following the stevedore’s latest infrastructure fee hike….
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Government action urged following infrastructure fee hikes

AN INFRASTRUCTURE fee hike by stevedore Patrick has prompted calls for government agencies to take action. The Container Transport Alliance…
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Pain for transport companies as Patrick hikes infrastructure fees

PATRICK has blamed high property, maintenance and operational costs for its decision to hike infrastructure fees at its Sydney, Fremantle,…
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CMA CGM announces new liquid transportation option

FRENCH shipping giant CMA CGM has announced the launch of an “advanced solution” for the transportation of liquids by controlled…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Newcastle port – some progress in undoing a privatisation fiasco

Article by John Austen* PRESSURE is mounting to overcome the ridiculous anti-competitive constraints on Newcastle port. As set out in Pearls…
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Container throughput down at Adelaide in January

FULL container throughput in January at Adelaide came to 22,838 TEU – the lowest number for at least the past…
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