Thursday 22nd Nov, 2018
Flinders Ports

Shipping “bloodbath” necessitates channel widening

Flinders Ports CEO, Stewart Lammin, discussed the channel widening program and how it is required to cater for larger ships

VTA chief executive, Peter Anderson. DCN

ACCC report highlights needs for Melbourne landside improvements, says VTA

A report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has prompted further debate about infrastructure fees

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Lessons learned from Kokopo Chief fire

The New Zealand accident investigation commission has released its report on a fire incident that occurred at Tauranga in September 2017

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VIDEO: Ro-pax hits quay crane, knocks it over, causes fire

A passenger vessel at the Port of Barcelona allided with a wharf and a quay crane, knocking it over, causing a blaze

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New port key to unlocking regional SA exports

Wallaroo, Whyalla and Cape Hardy are seen as options for future bulk exports from regional South Australia

Photo: Ian Ackerman

ACCC’s stevedoring report looks at possible developments at Newcastle, Burnie

The ACCC is still investigating “concerns” about arrangements governing container trade through Newcastle

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Melbourne returns to top spot

The southern port received a boost by way of strong import volumes, especially timber and furniture

Ian Ackerman

DPWA welcomes ACCC report

The container stevedore says it is prepared to defend its case for infrastructure fees in the event of a closer review by state authorities