Roy Hill to ship first iron ore load from Port Hedland

Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill Mine is set to ship its first load of iron ore to Asia after lengthy delays and amid dire market conditions

Bulk carrier Anangel Explorer (IMO 9295012) has docked in Port Hedland, and has started loading Roy Hill Mine’s inaugural iron ore shipment, as prices for the mineral hit their lowest since 2008.The...

Union seeks strike approval at Patrick

An application has been lodged for industrial action at Patrick by the Maritime Union of Australia

Infrastructure czar warns of population challenges

Jim Miller has a tough task developing a plan for Victoria’s ports, roads and railways for decades to come.

Prepare for the winds of change from Paris

Latest UNFCCC meeting could push more CO2 reduction demands on shipping

It’s the climate, stupid

There is still much to play for at the Paris climate talks

Hobart to be Antarctic gateway

Maritime connections between Tasmania and the South Pole are going to increase if the state government has its way

Rio Tinto approves new port and mine near Weipa

Rio Tinto will construct a new port near Weipa and expand output from one of the world’s largest bauxite deposits

Canberra committed to rail/port connectivity, says Truss

Acting PM Warren Truss has stressed the need for rail connections to Australia’s ports in his annual parliamentary Infrastructure Statement

CPSU cargo-handling strikes to intensify – and extend

A dispute between, on one side, the Department of Immigration & Border Protection along with the Australian Border Force, and, on the other, the Community & Public Sector Union is set to intensify and extend; new strikes have already been announced

Fremantle Ports prepares for peak season box build-up

Fremantle Ports tells transport operators to book slots early and importers to order in advance, as peak period looms