The decision follows Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Chairman Rod Sims’ attack on port privatizations in the country.
Port of Melbourne
11 Jul 2016
The purchase would boost the Australian presence of the parent company of China’s leading state-owned terminal operator, China Merchants Holdings (International).
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.
12 Jan 2016
A tug strike on Australia’s eastern seaboard has disrupted shipping with further nation-wide industrial action scheduled by an engineers union over the following week.
21 Aug 2015
Sydney is poised dethrone Melbourne as Australia’s No. 1 container port, thanks to its inland rail connectivity that got a boost from government investment.
15 Mar 2015
A dispute on rental fees charged to container terminal operators by the port of Melbourne is leading some in Australia to suggest regulating ports under competition law.
03 Mar 2015
The proposed 750 percent rent increase for DP World’s Melbourne terminal is a “blatant money grab” by the state government, said Shipping Australia chief executive officer Rod Nairn.
13 Feb 2015
An independent Australian government tribunal will consider whether to set new work rules or pay standards for the nation's drayage drivers, as well as other truckers, in 2015.
11 Feb 2015
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has paid $5.8 million for the remaining 10 percent of Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) it doesn’t own that was held by Anglo Ports.
29 Sep 2014
The Australian docker work stoppage planned for DP World terminals in Sydney and Melbourne this week could extend to the company’s terminals in Brisbane and Freemantle, but not to other stevedores in the country.
26 Sep 2014
Australian dockworkers are planning to walk off the job next week at DP World terminals in Melbourne and Sydney as part of a contract dispute, according to a report.
02 Sep 2014
From the top to the bottom, here is a list of the ports that moved up in 2013, and those that are in danger of falling down — or even off — the list of the Top 50 World Container Ports.