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Tasmanian freight strategy spurned

THE Liberal Party has called on the state government to adopt its $33 million freight pledge to restore international shipping services to Tasmania.

However, Infrastructure Minister David O’Byrne said the Liberals must not have talked to parties involved to find out what they thought of the pledge.

Read more from The Examiner.


Bid war for new Melbourne car terminal

The Port of Melbourne has announced that Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), Wallenius Wilhelmson Logistics (WWL) and Australian Amalgamated Terminals (AAT) have all been shortlisted as bidders to operate the new car terminal at Webb Dock.

This follows the three companies being shortlisted by the port following the expression of interest phase. The port says that all three have accepted the invitation to compete in the next stage of the bidding war.

Port Strategy approached both HPH and WWL on the issue, but both seemed reluctant to comment at this early stage in the bid process.

Read the full article here from Port Strategy.


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