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

Members of the Community & Public Sector Union who are employed by the Department of Immigration & Border Protection will strike for two days being Monday December 7and Tuesday December 8.A...

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

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

Australia re-elected to 40-member IMO Council

Australia has been re-elected to the IMO Council at its 29th Assembly in London

$12m rail-access upgrade complete at Burnie

Rail access has been improved to the port of Burnie in Tasmania, thanks to a $12 million upgrade, an initiative funded by government and the private sector

Are there realistic solutions to meet export container weight regulations?

Paul Zalai discusses some developments ahead of the implementation date for container weighing, approximately six months from now

The Grill – Wil Grullemans

From the print edition November 26, 2015

Looking back in maritime history, 20 years ago

From the print edition November 26, 2015