Tag: port

Transport & Logistics

IHMA Congress Summary – 7 weeks to go!

Our friends at BC Shipping News recently gave us the opportunity to submit a summary article on our upcoming 10th International Harbour Masters' Association Congress taking place in Vancouver later this year. For those of you that are not familiar with the event or would like a quick overview of what will be happening during…

8 Apr 2016, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

‘Port Expansion – The Challenges’ and the changing role of the Harbour Master

'Port Expansion - The Challenges' is the central focus of the 10th International Harbour Masters Association Congress which will take place in Vancouver in May this year. The changing role of the Harbour Master is one of the key themes to be discussed over this three day conference. Presentations will focus on both the challenges and…

23 Mar 2016, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Transport issues kill Rio’s Mozambique dream

Rio Tinto has fessed up, acknowledging for the first time yesterday it is selling its Mozambican coal assets for the bargain-basement price of $50m. Rio’s planned exit from Mozambique was first flagged by Inside Coal in December so the only real surprise was the price. As one industry observer remarked: “$50m is less than salvage…

6 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Galilee rail-port project moves a step closer

A proposed rail linkage between the Galilee Basin coal projects and Abbot Point Port in Queensland moved a step closer last week (November 25). An agreement between Aurizon and GVK Coal Infrastructure has been reached, with the initiative set to unlock billions of dollars in major resources schemes. Deputy premier and minister for state development,…

4 Dec 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Transport’s role in QLD’s economy

Delivering "better infrastructure and planning" is key to the State Government’s plan of a four pillar economy to get "Queensland back on track". As transport takes a leading role in strengthening the Queensland economy, there has never been a better time to review the transport projects and policy promoting the State's future productivity and prosperity. In the lead-up to…

20 Aug 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

WA transport infrastructure in focus

Delivering increased efficiency and capacity to facilitate Western Australia’s productivity and prosperity: In  its 10th year, the Western Australia Transport Infrastructure 2013 event will take a look the progress of  transport reforms and projects, address capacity challenges and provide opportunities to discuss how to best to facilitate the rapid development of the State’s transport demands. In…

14 Jun 2013, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

Transport & Logistics

Closing out terrorism by tracking criminality

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEd0Jgvjw30] Australian port and maritime security agencies are tracking criminal activity in an effort to identify security weaknesses that terrorists might also exploit. “Criminals and their activities tend to reveal vulnerabilities in maritime regimes and processes that could be exploited by terrorists,” says Paul Retter, Executive Director of the Federal Government’s Office of Transport Security.…

11 Sep 2008, by Informa Insights