Tag: ports

Transport & Logistics

An opportunity for an insight into Queensland’s largest port

A rare site tour opportunity: We are delighted that the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) will host an afternoon site-tour for AusIntermodal conference attendees on the 9th September. Each year around $50 billion of trade is handled through the Port including 95% of Queensland's container trade contributing to more than 50% of Queensland's international trade. This is a unique opportunity to…

26 Aug 2016, by test test

Transport & Logistics

The final countdown to the IHMA Congress!

  The final countdown has begun! This time next week we will have launched the 10th IHMA Congress in Vancouver. Ahead of the Congress we are delighted to announce that we have finalised the event guide. The guide contains everything you need to know about the event including the agenda, social events and full exhibitor listings.…

23 May 2016, by test test

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 test test

Transport & Logistics

SIGNALIS – ‘Masters of Maritime Safety and Security’

As Senior Business Development and Services Manager for Signalis in Germany, Stephen Furness puts his VTS expertise and experience to use helping the business to develop specialised software and systems for civilian and military port surveillance. With 210 systems installed in 55 countries around the globe Signalis are the ‘Masters of Maritime Safety and Security’. Stephen will be…

22 Mar 2016, by test test

Transport & Logistics

What are some of the biggest challenges facing intermodal in Australia today?

In the lead up to our 15th AusIntermodal Conference in Sydney in November we managed to catch a few minutes with Neil Chambers one of the Director of the Container Tranport Alliance Australia (CTAA). Neil was kind enough to tell us some more about CTAA, discuss some of the biggest challenges facing intermodal in Australia…

20 Oct 2015, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Giving ‘berth’ to peak efficiency: the challenge for Australia’s ports

Jim Cooper is CEO of one of Victoria’s major bulk shipping ports, Port of Portland. This deep-water port is located near international shipping channels which handles the export and import of bulk commodities and break bulk such as mineral sands, plantation-grown woodchips, logs, grains, alumina and aluminium ingots, livestock, fertiliser and wind turbines. Jim will…

20 Nov 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Goodbye Belgium, hello Vancouver – Highlights from the 9th IHMA Congress

The 9th IHMA Congress was held across the beautiful Cities of Bruges and Ghent in Belgium. The Host Ports - The Port of Zeebrugge and the Ghent Port Company delivered a conference that fed the mind as well as the body, with Belgium delivering on its reputation as a place for good food, enriching culture,…

14 Aug 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Industry Insights: What strategies will we see for NSW Ports?

By Paul Zalai*, Director, Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) We have interesting days ahead with Hutchison operating as the third stevedore at Port Botany and incumbent stevedores (DP World and Patrick) continuing to invest in equipment to improve efficiency. With the cap on the port’s container throughput removed as a part of the 99 year…

30 Jul 2013, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Announcing the Northern Territory Transport Infrastructure Summit 2013

Transport infrastructure – A critical component in unleashing The Territory’s potential Delivering and maintaining reliable transport infrastructure is crucial in supporting the NT’s booming agricultural, mining and tourism sectors. The importance of transport to the region was solidified in the recent budget handed down by the Territory Government –  allocating $320 million to transport infrastructure…

19 Jun 2013, by test test

Transport & Logistics

IHMA Congress 2010 Interview – Captain David Shennan

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFR_C_f0nh8] We have the opportunity to interview Captain David Shennan, Harbour Master of Port of Melbourne Corporation as he talks about the significance role that Harbour Masters play in the daily operations of ports, current challenges for Harbour Masters, the theme for IHMA Congress 2010 and the main message he hopes to come out of…

26 Nov 2009, by test test

Transport & Logistics

IHMA Congress 2010 Interview – Alan Birchmore, by Captain Eric Atkinson

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aem5VP4m9GI] We have the opportunity to talk to Alan Birchmore of Fremantle Ports and Captain Eric Atkinson, Vice President of the International Harbour Masters Association, in regards to the upcoming International Harbour Masters Congress 2010 that will be held in Perth in 2010; its main focus, its benefits being some of the topics discussed. Website:…

26 Nov 2009, by test test