Port Botany boils over

Already smarting from a proposal to put a 160/container booking fee on import containers, transport operators have now been hit with the triple whammy of recurring port congestion, empty park delays, and the loss of Sunday as a free storage day.

Port Botany solution still a way off

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The Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia has said the Port Botany situation is still unsettled and warned that customers should not sign long-term transport agreements.

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Sydney Ports corporation has selected the preferred tenderer for the lease and operation of the third container terminal at Port Botany.

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Port Botany to get new liquid berth

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Sydney Ports Corporation CEO Grant Gilfillan has announced that WorleyParsons Services had been selected as the design consultant for the second Bulk Liquids Berth at Port Botany project.

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Truckers fear Patrick retaliation

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Truckers fear Patrick retaliation

Trucking companies have put their faith into Ports Minister Joe Tripodi cracking down on Patrick to pick up its game, as transporters are afraid to speak out fearing retaliation from the stevedore.

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NSW ports to fall into Tripodi

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NSW ports to fall into Tripodi

The reintroduced maritime legislation will endow the NSW Government with unprecedented powers to control the operation of ports and stevedoring companies.

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Congestion tax gets mixed reaction

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Congestion tax gets mixed reaction

A new peak-hour charge on heavy vehicles around Port Botany may push more trucks out to Sydney

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Migrating south

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Migrating south

Sydney said goodbye to the cargo ships visiting Darling Harbour some months ago, and the Glebe Island car carriers are about to follow them south. Charles Pauka visited Port Kembla to see the preparations for the changeover.

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Population growth: can supply chains cope?

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Population growth: can supply chains cope?

Australia’s population has grown at its fastest rate since 1988, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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Sartor’s SSS to control port development

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The NSW Government has proposed new legislation to scrutinise activities at major ports to protect their economic benefits and infrastructure.

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