Australia/Oceania

Lonsdale Consortium has won a bid to lease the Port of Melbourne, pictured, and must invest in the port as a condition of the deal.
19 Sep 2016
The Port of Melbourne will have new owners for the next 50 years after a $9.7 billion bid was successful.
11 Jul 2016
The Asia-Australia trade will get a new shipping consortium.
CentrePort in the New Zealand capital of Wellington is pushing for a deepening project despite shipper recommendations.
08 Jun 2016
CentrePort in the New Zealand capital of Wellington is pushing for a deepening project despite shipper recommendations.
06 Jun 2016
Hapag-Lloyd and Compagnie Maritime Marfret leaving United States/Australasia Discussion Agreement
01 Jun 2016
China’s Landbridge Group said it would invest in a major expansion of Australia’s Darwin Port.
31 May 2016
A group of ports and maritime authorities questioning whether too light a touch will be taken starting July 1.
23 May 2016
Several world regions seem to have planned much more container terminal capacity than needed for the coming decades.
09 May 2016
U.S. air cargo price-fixing lawsuit yields another settlement from a major carrier, leaving just one airline standing in the decade-long class action.
13 Apr 2016
The Patrick Port Botany Sydney terminal is closed as members of the Maritime Union of Australia participate in a 48-hour strike, with more work actions planned at the Brisbane container terminal next week.
08 Apr 2016
Longshoremen working for terminal operator Patrick at the Australian port of Fremantle have been on strike since Wednesday with another action planned for Sydney’s Autostrad Terminal April 13 to increase pressure on Patrick to reach an agreement on employment terms and conditions.
10 Mar 2016
The busiest container port in Australia, Melbourne, is now on the market after the Victoria state parliament passed legislation allowing its sale.