DP World Brisbane inaugurated today a semi-automated terminal, reports Kalmar, which supplied 14 automated stacking cranes and 14 shuttle carriers for the project.
The Port of Melbourne Corporation today signed a contract with a consortium led by Philippine operator ICTSI (International Container Terminal Services, Inc.) for the construction and operation of a third container terminal.
The state government of Victoria, in Australia, is considering whether to sell the ports of Melbourne and Hastings.
Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal (FACT), in South Australia, is investing A$24 million (US$22M) in two Post-Panamax quay cranes supplied by Liebherr.
South Port, in New Zealand, is investing NZD 6.3 million (US$ 5.5M) in a mobile harbour crane (MHC) and a heavy-lift container forklift, and will impose a levy on the customer for whom it is upgrading the equipment.
Cavotec today announced that it has won three orders worth a total of more than €28 million for its automated mooring systems in Canada, Denmark and Australia. The order for the St. Lawrence Seaway in Canada is the largest to date for MoorMaster.
Australia’s Northern Territory (NT) wants to attract private investment in the Darwin port and is contemplating developing a second port.
Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has awarded BAM Clough a design and construction contract for a fifth iron ore loading berth at its Anderson Point Facility (AP5) in Port Hedland, Western Australia.
Dampier Port, in Western Australia, is going to seek a private investor to expand and upgrade its Marine Services facilities.