Port charges on the rise

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After a prolonged period of stable if not falling imposts, charges at major Australian ports are on the rise again and have immediately attr...

Adelaide tastes big benefits…

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South Australia has tasted the first fruits of the economic benefits to flow from Port Adelaide’s A$45M channel deepening project with the...

Dooen it right

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A new A$9.7M freight hub will be built at Dooen in north-western Victoria, with the help of a A$2.2M grant from the state government. The pr...

Positive outlook for major ports

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Although the BTRE forecasts a slowing in the growth rate of Australia’s container trades it is notable that with one or two exceptions no ...

Adelaide wins dredging race

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Adelaide has stolen a considerable march on main rival Melbourne with the completion of dredging work in its A$45M deepening of the main Out...

POPA in shuttle launch…

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Just weeks after announcing its plans for a nationwide network of intermodal terminals (see WorldCargo News May 2005, p22), P&O Ports Austra...

Oz terminals feel the squeeze from boom

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Australia’s Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics has produced its latest review of the nation’s waterfront performance. It is clea...

Adelaide X-ray on line

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A A$1.75 (US$1.34) mill container X-ray system has been activated in Adelaide as part of a A$6 mill examination facility that also houses ot...

Cold comforts down under

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A one-stop shop for cold chain logistics has been opened in Adelaide, South Australia, and already Singapore is looking to emulate the initi...

Oz port performance under the spotlight

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Although the waterfront reform issue has long since slipped from public gaze in Australia, the Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics (B...

CSX nails Adelaide rumours

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Australian industry watchers have been mystified by a decision by CSX World Terminals (CSXWT) to issue a denial that it was planning to quit...

X-ray for Adelaide

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Australia’s fifth container X-ray facility will be built in Adelaide following the signing of an agreement between the Australian Customs ...

Adelaide dredging gets green light

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The South Australian government has recommitted to the deepening of Port Adelaide, and flagged a 2006 completion date that would enable the ...

Adelaide-Darwin complete

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The fabled Adelaide-Darwin rail link was ceremonially completed in late September when rails were joined at two sites, one near Alice Spring...