Wednesday 12th Dec, 2018
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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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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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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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OUT & ABOUT: Shipping Industry Golf Challenge chips in for charity

MONA Vale Golf Club was again the scene of a battle of epic proportions between the titans of Australia’s shipping…
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Capes run out of steam

IT WAS a week of corrections for dry bulk freight with Allied Shipping reporting the general Baltic Dry Index changing…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: The Global Green Freight Agenda

The Australian logistics industry will be subject to major environmental reform, whether we like it or not, writes TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT