Monday 24th Sep, 2018
The first shipment of cranes departs for Australia in February. Photo: DP World Australia

Cranes leave China for DPWA terminals

STEVEDORE DP World Australia is to take delivery of four new ZPMC quayside container cranes for its Brisbane, Sydney and…
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VTA chief executive, Peter Anderson. Photo: VTA

VTA urges operators to pass on Patrick fee hike

INDUSTRY body the Victorian Transport Association has written to members urging them to pass on infrastructure surcharge increases announced last…
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Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

Maersk back in black

A.P. Møller – Maersk was back in the black in 2017, reporting an underlying profit for continuing operations in calendar…
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Photo: Patrick

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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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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Photo: Pilbara Ports Authority

Pilbara throughput on the up in January despite storm closure

PILBARA Ports Authority reported a slight drop in throughput in January from record highs in December. PPA reported total throughput…
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