Monday 20th Nov, 2017
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DPWA blames market as infrastructure levies hiked

STEVEDORE DP World Australia says a tough market has forced a hike in infrastructure levies at its Brisbane, Sydney (Port…
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Transport ministers slammed for “bad joke”

INDUSTRY body Maritime Industry Australia has criticised the nation’s transport ministers for a document that, in their eyes, overlooks the…
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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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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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Third stevedores no magic panacea, says analyst

THE presence of three container stevedores at the Ports of Melbourne, Botany and Brisbane is no guarantee of strong long-term…
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ACCC to examine stevedores’ use of infrastructure money

COMPETITION czar Rod Sims has indicated stevedores that introduced or hiked infrastructure charges earlier in the year can expect scrutiny…
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