Wednesday 26th Sep, 2018
Ports Australia CEO, Michael Gallacher. Photo: Ian Ackerman

SPECIAL REPORT: Regional Ports

Ports must have a voice, says Ports Australia chief

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Queensland authorities investigate Gladstone chemical spill

A SODIUM hydroxide spill in Gladstone Harbour has been investigated by the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP)….
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QLD environment minister, Dr Steven Miles. Photo: Ian Ackerman

Stricter trans-shipping rules mooted for Queensland

THE Queensland government has issued a draft policy, proposing stricter rules governing trans-shipping activities in the state’s waters and particularly…
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Lads Passage inner route. Image: Jim Wilson and Google Earth

Queensland’s VTS is getting an upgrade

QUEENSLAND is getting a slick new vessel traffic services (VTS) system. The state government has announced a $36m investment to replace…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Blame it on the Panama Canal; ships size growth costly for Port of Melbourne

IT WAS good to see Port of Melbourne CEO Brendan Bourke address the matter of ship sizes in his presentation to…
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Nomination call for Australian shipping’s night of nights

THE call is out for nominations ahead of the 22nd annual Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held…
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Protests outside Abbot Point Coal Terminal

PROTESTORS have voiced their opposition to Adani and the Carmichael coal mine project, with a demonstration outside Abbot Point Coal…
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Senator Janet Rice. Photo: David Sexton

Boost Melbourne port rail task, says Greens Senator

GREENS transport and infrastructure spokesperson, Senator Janet Rice, has called for an increase in railed freight as a proportion of…
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