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Australasia News from July 2015

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DYT's largest semi-sub heads south

July 30 - July 30 - Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) will mobilise its largest semi-submersible yacht carrier to Australia later this year, following changes in legislation making it easier for foreign flagged vessels to operate in Australian waters.
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BBC rebrands inducement service

July 28 - July 28 - BBC Chartering is launching a new apac (any port, any cargo) service, which covers inducement calls for project, breakbulk and general cargo.
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Drake acquires O'Phee

July 28 - July 28 - Australian heavy haulage trailer manufacturer Drake Group has acquired O'Phee Trailers.
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ABP reopens Lowestoft quay

July 22 - July 22 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested GBP4.5 million (USD7 million) in the reconstruction of Town Quay at the UK's Port of Lowestoft.
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Townsville adds laydown area

July 16 - July 16 - The Australian port of Townsville is making space for growing new trades, such as imported vehicles, project cargo, breakbulk and general cargo, with a new AUD1.73 million (USD740,000), 30,000 sq m cargo laydown area.
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HHA folds after no investor found

July 14 - July 14 - Heavy Haulage Australia (HHA) is to be formally wound up after failing to attract an investor willing to operate it as a going concern.
Views: 1014
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Australian shipping partnership opposed

July 10 - July 10 - The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has opposed the proposed acquisition by Sea Swift of Toll Marine Logistics' business in the Northern Territory and Far North Queensland.
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ALE completes Bechtel project

July 8 - July 8 - As part of the Australia Pacific LNG project, ALE has completed transportation, load-out, and load-in operations for Bechtel in Indonesia and at the LNG facility on Curtis Island offshore Gladstone, Australia, writes Isabel Freedman.
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Asciano confirms Brookfield offer

July 1 - July 1- Recent media speculation has prompted Australia's Asciano, which owns ports and terminals group Patrick, to confirm that it has received a proposal from Brookfield Infrastructure Group (Brookfield) to acquire 100 percent of Asciano's shares, write
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