Tag: shipping

Transport & Logistics

Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Site Tour Confirmed for Heavy Haul Rail Attendees

Driving Innovation to Deliver Efficiencies is the central theme of our 6th annual Heavy Haul Rail Conference which will take place at Mackay Convention and Exhibition Centre on the 24th and 25th August. The Australasian Railway Association and Informa are proud to have developed an agenda showcasing the best in local and international project expertise…

8 Jul 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 & Logistics

Low coal prices placing pressure on regional ports

Craig Doyle is Chief Executive Officer of Gladstone Ports and will be speaking at the 9th annual Regional Ports conference in Cairns, 29-30 October. Craig has transitioned to the ports and shipping industry in 2013 from the Australian sugar industry, with most of his career spent in refining, milling, marketing and ethanol production. He has…

21 Sep 2015, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Captain Yoss Leclerc, Québec Port Authority, discusses 10th IHMA Congress

Chairman of the Papers Committee for the 10th International Harbour Master Associations Congress, Captain Yoss Leclerc, current Vice-President and Chief of Marine Operations, Québec Port Authority sat down with us to discuss the themes that we can expect to be examined at the Congress, trends and developments in port expansion in Canada, what kind of…

11 Aug 2015, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

What and where are Australians buying online? Ben Franzi talks eCommerce trends

Ben Franzi is GM Global eCommerce Platforms for  Australia Post and StarTrack. He sat down with us in the lead up to the Online Retail Logistics Conference in Sydney, 18-19 November.  Please tell us a little about yourself and your current role. As GM Sales, Global eCommerce Platforms, my area of interest and expertise is…

31 Oct 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Australian floating decks launched in the Pilbara

A new Western Australian company has been established to provide highly innovative marine infrastructure and logistics models. Australian Floating Decks founder Captain Paul Toussaint-Jackson has designed and developed the concepts for innovative, rapidly constructed marine infrastructure that provides greatly expanded capacity for a much lower cost than conventional infrastructure. Readily adaptable for coastal or riverine…

3 Jul 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Where is the Asia-Pacific LNG market headed?

If Australia is to meet its target of becoming the world's largest producer of LNG by 2018 - as suggested by many experts - it's essential that the local LNG sector has the right infrastructure in place. This is especially crucial given that the demand for the energy source is set to surge in the…

2 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Navigating the future – How will technology, legislation and investment impact the safety of our waters?

As an island nation, Australia has a long and proud maritime tradition and its shipping task is now the fourth largest in the world. 2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the Company of Master Mariners Australia and given the historic revitalization of the Australia shipping industry, there has never been a better time for the…

8 Jan 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Maritime Logistics 2012 – Key conference findings

By Dr Ada Ng, Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management,  Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, The University of Sydney Maritime Logistics 2012 was held on 30 and 31 January 2012 as part of the Pacific 2012 International Maritime Exposition. The conference addressed various challenges the shipping industry will be facing in the near…

13 Feb 2012, by Informa Insights