Monday 20th Aug, 2018
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State to increase subsidies to get more Freo freight on rail

THE Western Australian government is aiming to decrease trucks on the roads around Fremantle Port by increasing its freight-on-rail subsidy…
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CentrePort container cranes back in action

CONTAINER cranes at Wellington’s CentrePort have resumed operations for the first time since they were disabled by the Kaikoura earthquake…
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Regulator in the firing line over DPWA’s Freo surcharge

A NEW infrastructure surcharge imposed on users of the DPWA facility at Fremantle highlights the competition regulator’s inadequacies, an industry…
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Challenge to accommodate larger ships at Melbourne

PORT of Melbourne chief executive, Brendan Bourke, has acknowledged shipping lines are already looking to bring bigger container ships to…
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DPWA announces Fremantle surcharge

COUNCIL rates and high land taxes and rents have been blamed for DP World Australia’s decision to impose an infrastructure…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Is 2017 the year that Australia lost control of its supply chain costs?

Competition law amendments may re-write shipping regulation in this country, writes TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT*

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Chester grilled over Gippsland port

BUSINESS certainty is crucial before plans for an export port on Victoria’s Gippsland coast can progress, says federal infrastructure and…
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Coastal shipping amendments: industry reacts

AMENDMENTS to Australia’s cabotage regime introduced in to Parliament this week drew mixed reactions from industry players – not surprising…
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