1-Stop connects containers

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Australian ICT provider 1-Stop Connections has unveiled a new web-based application that it claims has the potential to improve shipping lin...

Thumbs down for Oz safety code

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Protest marches in major Australian ports at the end of October appear to have done little to convince shipowners and stevedores to embrace ...

Tax to bite Melbourne users

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Port users are up in arms about a new Port Licence Fee (PLF), due to come into effect on 1 July, which will see almost all sea and shoreside...

Delays at Port Botany becoming endemic

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Shipping lines are becoming resigned to seemingly insuperable berth congestion at the existing Port Botany container terminals ahead of Hutc...

DPW Botany woes persist…

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Almost a month after DP World was forced to close its Port Botany terminal to all shipping for 24 hours in an attempt to clear onground cont...

Melbourne ECP hours extended

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Most of Melbourne’s empty container parks (ECPs) will extend opening from nine to 12 hours a day under an agreement reached by a new multi...

Sydney still seeking landside relief

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Australia’s number two containerport is still grappling with ways to keep landside container logistics performance at levels that ensure m...

Oz pursues port info system

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Container lines, through representative body Shipping Australia (SAL), are backing efforts to establish a port community information system ...

Breakbulk trades neglected in Oz

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A landmark study into the status and requirements of breakbulk trades in Australia has concluded they are the “poor cousins” of shipping...

Melbourne overflowing with boxes

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Australia’s largest container port handled a daily average of more than 6,600 containers in August to set a new national monthly volume re...

Port Botany put on notice

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The New South Wales Government has effectively told the Port Botany container logistics chain to improve its performance or face a variety o...

Freo looks set to lose out

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Fremantle will lose container, vehicle and general cargo trades from its Inner Harbour if the newly elected Liberal/National government impl...

Australian ports manning the barricades

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Major Australian ports are under siege like never before. But it’s not from just quayside and landside congestion, it’s from the ABS (an...