All Australasia articles

  • passenger trains arrive port of Newcastle Australia, july 2020
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    Passenger trains arrive at Newcastle

    2020-07-09T13:07:00Z

    Two Waratah Series 2 passenger trains arrived on the vessel AAL Hong Kong at the port of Newcastle in Australia on July 5, 2020.

  • Marr awarded contract for Sydney metro central station, june 2020
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    Marr secures Sydney metro project

    2020-06-29T15:15:00Z

    Australia’s Marr Contracting has been awarded a heavy lift contract to support the redevelopment of Central Station as part of the Sydney Metro infrastructure project.

  • Tadano Oceania Brisbane
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    Tadano opens Brisbane office

    2020-06-04T12:30:00Z

    Tadano Oceania has opened a 14,000-sq m head office in the Brisbane suburb of Lytton, Australia.

  • Port of Newcastle strengthens team
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    Port of Newcastle strengthens team

    2020-06-04T10:00:00Z

    The Port of Newcastle in Australia has appointed Glenn Thornton as executive manager projects, and Paul Brown as executive manager business development.

  • WAST handles boom move with Scheuerle
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    WAST handles boom move with Scheuerle

    2020-06-04T09:00:00Z

    Australia’s WA Specialised Transport (WAST) has moved a 200-ton (181.4-tonne) boom, manufactured by thyssenkrupp for a bucket wheel reclaimer, using Scheuerle axle lines.

  • Tadano opens Brisbane office
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    Tadano opens Brisbane office

    2020-06-03T12:25:00Z

    Tadano Oceania has opened a 14,000-sq m head office in the Brisbane suburb of Lytton, Australia.

  • Flinders prepares for Konecranes delivery
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    Flinders prepares for Konecranes delivery

    2020-05-29T12:00:00Z

    Flinders Port Holdings will take delivery of a Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour crane at its facilities in Port Adelaide, Australia during August.

  • Australia abandons costly biosecurity levy
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    Australia abandons costly biosecurity levy

    2020-05-22T09:00:00Z

    The Australian government has decided against implementing the onshore biosecurity levy, which would have added AUD10.02 (USD6.61) per incoming container and AUD1 (USD0.66) per tonne of non-containerised cargo.

  • Sohologistics delivers to Australia
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    Sohologistics delivers to Australia

    2020-05-15T08:30:00Z

    Sohologistics has delivered a 34.1-tonne semitrailer from the port of Xinsha in Guangzhou, China, to Brisbane, Australia.

  • Townsville enhancing ro-ro capabilities
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    Townsville enhancing ro-ro capabilities

    2020-05-14T09:30:00Z

    The port of Townsville, Australia, has started construction work on a AUD2.5 million (USD1.62 million) project to extend the secondary wharf at berth 10. The extension will enable to gateway to handle larger ro-ro vessels.

  • Höegh ro-ro makes Newcastle call
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    Höegh ro-ro makes Newcastle call

    2020-05-12T10:10:00Z

    Höegh Autoliners’ ro-ro ship Triton Ace called at the port of Newcastle, Australia, on May 8, 2020 – the first time that a vessel of this type had called at the gateway since 2013.

  • Etihad Cargo provides Australia assistance
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    Etihad Cargo provides Australia assistance

    2020-04-27T16:20:00Z

    Etihad Cargo, will provide critical airfreight services between Abu Dhabi and Australia.

  • Schenker Australia rebooks with UHL
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    Schenker Australia rebooks with UHL

    2020-04-23T15:10:00Z

    Schenker Australia cancelled its ocean transportation contract with Zeamarine for the BHP South Flank project and rebooked with United Heavy Lift (UHL).

  • Doolan’s calls on Scheuerle for heavy haul
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    Doolan’s calls on Scheuerle for heavy haul

    2020-04-17T14:55:00Z

    Australia-based Doolan’s Heavy Haulage has transported two 160-tonne crusher components over a distance of 1,400 km.

  • Rhenus expands in New Zealand
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    Rhenus expands in New Zealand

    2020-03-04T12:25:00Z

    The Rhenus Group will acquire 100 percent of the shares of the operating companies in Auckland-headquartered Malcom Total Logistics Group.

  • Townsville progresses with widening project
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    Townsville progresses with widening project

    2020-03-03T12:20:00Z

    The port of Townsville in Australia has awarded two major contracts as part of a AUD193 million (USD126.6 million) channel widening project.

  • Cargo throughput growth for Mackay
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    Cargo throughput growth for Mackay

    2020-02-04T16:55:00Z

    Australia’s port of Mackay has seen 29,976 freight tonnes of breakbulk cargo traverse its wharves during January.

  • Taranaki welcomes wind energy cargoes
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    Taranaki welcomes wind energy cargoes

    2020-02-04T11:30:00Z

    BBC Amber has arrived at the port of Taranaki in New Zealand to deliver 99 wind turbine blades for Mercury’s wind farm in Turitea.

  • Conceptum moves in Mackay
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    Conceptum moves in Mackay

    2020-02-03T11:00:00Z

    Conceptum Logistics has coordinated the delivery of a ship-loader boom from South Mackay, Australia, to the city’s harbour.

  • Grove deployed for Capital maintenance work
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    Grove deployed for Capital maintenance work

    2020-01-07T13:40:00Z

    Australian crane specialist RAR Group has deployed a Grove GMK6400 at the Capital Wind Farm in New South Wales for the replacement of turbine gearboxes.