Saturday 22nd Sep, 2018
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Infrastructure charges threaten shipping line THC revenue in Australia

Stevedores in Australia are now recovering their costs from landside users, so should Australian shippers still be paying Terminal Handling Charges (THCs) to shipping lines, asks TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT

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Port and stevedoring charges hamper transhipments, says SAL

SHIPPING Australia chief executive Rod Nairn has noted the impact of high Australian port and stevedoring charges. Mr Nairn was…
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ACCC report ignites infrastructure fee debate

PUBLICATION of the ACCC’s Container Stevedore Monitoring Report has prompted debate over the implementation of fees imposed on transport companies…
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C’mon Aussie! Trade is going digital

THE Australian government, in partnership with industry, urgently needs to prepare for a digital future for international trade, according to…
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Federal member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry with federal infrastructure and transport minister, Darren Chester.

Seal deal on beefed up Beef Roads Program

ABOUT 17km of road in Queensland is to be sealed under the $100m Beef Roads Program. Federal infrastructure and transport…
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DPWA managing director and chief executive, Paul Scurrah. photosydney

Stevedore responds to ACCC report

BOX handler DP World Australia says a report from the competition regulator helps explain industry cost pressures and the highly…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Smart technology a focal point of ICHCA conference

INCORPORATING smart technology to improve outcomes was a key theme of the International Cargo Handling Co-Ordination Association 65th anniversary conference…
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Freight the focus for Vic rail body

A RAIL Freight Advisory Council has been set up in Victoria to share information and recommend improvements. The Council is…
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