The Port of Melbourne Corporation has shortlisted four bidders, including HPH and a CMA CGM consortium, to operate its new container terminal on Webb Dock East, which it calls “the jewel in the crown of Australian ports”.
The Port of Melbourne Corporation announced today that Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) and Australian Amalgamated Terminals (AAT) were bidding for the right to operate its new automotive terminal.
Australia’s New South Wales government today granted a 99-year lease of state-owned Port Botany and Port Kembla to a consortium led by IFM (Industry Funds Management) for a total of $5bn.
The port of Tauranga, in New Zealand, today officially opened an expansion of its container terminal facilities. The container wharf is longer, the landside cargo capacity is larger and a new Super-Post Panamax gantry crane has been installed.
The Port of Melbourne has received the go-ahead for its $1.6 billion redevelopment project. Matthew Guy, Victoria state minister for Planning, has provided the approval for works to commence at Melbourne’s Webb Dock.