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Van der Vlist moves deeper underground

September 11 - Heavy haulage specialist Van der Vlist recently collected two Caterpillar R2900 machines from Antwerp, Belgium to take to Terneuzen in the Netherlands.

The machines measured 11.75 m long, 3.32 m wide and 3 m tall - ideally suited for working underground. Despite their short height each machine tipped the scales at approximately 57 tonnes.
Each Caterpillar unit had been shipped from Melbourne, Australia to the Belgian gateway where they were met by three-axle Van der Vlist trucks to be loaded on to five-axle semi low-trailers. Van der Vlist safely transported the giant machines to from port-to-port without incident, where they continued on their journey to Sweden where they will be used to search for silver, lead and zinc.

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Australia abandons costly biosecurity levy

May 22 - 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.
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Sohologistics delivers to Australia

May 15 - Sohologistics has delivered a 34.1-tonne semitrailer from the port of Xinsha in Guangzhou, China, to Brisbane, Australia.
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Townsville enhancing ro-ro capabilities

May 14 - 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.
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Höegh ro-ro makes Newcastle call

May 12 - 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.
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