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.
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.
07 Aug 2015
Hutchison Port Holdings will close its Sydney terminal three years after entering the Australian market, and has locked out workers at the facility and its Brisbane terminal.
31 Jul 2015
A new joint venture between DP World and Toll Logistics in Sydney, Australia, could provide a container shuttle out of Port Botany and slash exports of empty boxes.
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.