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  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World Australia’s new 30,000 sqm Melbourne terminal expansion, at the former Bentley Chemplax site, was commissioned on Tuesday (15 March 2016), signalling the start of a suite of capital investment projects in 2016-17. The development is the terminal’s largest expansion project since 2010, and represents the first in a series of new investments in […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World Australia’s new 30,000 sqm Melbourne terminal expansion was commissioned on 15 March, marking the start of capital investment projects in 2016-17. Conducted at the former Bentley Chemplax site, the completion delivers an additional 450 ground slots or 100,000 TEU of container capacity per year, increasing the terminal capacity to 1,4m TEU per year. […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Government has proposed 750 per cent rent increase for DP World’s Melbourne terminal. According to Shipping Australia Ltd,  this will lead to a downturn in trade through Port of Melbourne, which is still trying to recover from the hit of the introduction of the Port Licence Fee in 2012. “This looks like another […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    CMA CGM has extended its long-term stevedoring deal with DP World Australia.

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    DP World Australia terminals to be affected by the announced strike.

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port and terminal operator DP World Australia has placed an AUD 60 million (USD 45.5 million) order for four new Post-Panamax container cranes in an effort to “boost productivity and capacity through its east coast operations.” Scheduled for delivery in October 2017, the cranes will be built by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC). DP World Australia […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Future trade growth at the Port of Melbourne has spurred significant private investment in the port as international stevedore DP World commissioned its new Post-Panamax ship-to-shore crane today. Minister for Ports David Hodgett today joined DP World Melbourne to officially inaugurate the new crane that will improve efficiency for the company to handle growing trade. […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Future trade growth at the Port of Melbourne has spurred significant private investment in the port as international stevedore DP World commissioned its new Post-Panamax ship-to-shore crane today. Minister for Ports David Hodgett today joined DP World Melbourne to officially inaugurate the new crane that will improve efficiency for the company to handle growing trade. […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Future trade growth at the Port of Melbourne has spurred significant private investment in the port as international stevedore DP World commissioned its new Post-Panamax ship-to-shore crane today. Minister for Ports David Hodgett today joined DP World Melbourne to officially inaugurate the new crane that will improve efficiency for the company to handle growing trade. […]

  • 23 July 2019

    A major safety incident has occurred at DP World’s Port Botany terminal in Australia when wire ropes on a crane slipped. 

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Joint venture company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics with its subsidiary Melbourne International Ro-Ro Automotive Terminal (MIRRAT) has been selected winner by the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) for the development of the automotive and Roll-On Roll–Off (RoRo) terminal in Webb Dock West.   A world class terminal for the Webb Dock West project will benefit Melbourne, […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has won a contract to deliver container handling equipment and related automation technology worth more than EUR 40 million (USD 52.5m) to Port of Melbourne’s new container terminal, operated by Victoria International Container Terminal Ltd (VICTL). The order includes 12 automated stacking cranes and 11 automated shuttle carriers scheduled for delivery […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of Australia’s largest RoRo and automotive terminal at Webb Dock West in Melbourne was officially launched on April 10, the Melbourne International RoRo and Automotive Terminal (MIRRAT) confirmed. MIRRAT was awarded the rights to design, construct and operate the new terminal, as part of the country’s AUD 1.6 billion (USD 1.2 billion) Port Capacity Project, in […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Increased container handling capacity for the Port of Melbourne was announced by the Victorian Government today. Redevelopment of areas of the port by Port of Melbourne Corporation will enable the port to meet an ever increasing trade demand and protect the economic future of Australia’s premier freight gateway. Highlights: – Webb Dock will resume being […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed today’s news from the Port of Melbourne Corporation, announcing a shortlist of bidders to build and operate Melbourne’s third interna tional container terminal. “The $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project is a critical infrastructure project that will drive competition and fundamentally enhance Victoria’s future economic growth,” Mr Hodgett said. “I’m […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Over 1,000 containers are kept motionless at Port of Melbourne’s container terminal at Web Dock after members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) walked off the job.

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced three reappointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Board, as the Port Capacity Project continues. Mr Hodgett said that he was pleased to reappoint Chairman Mark Birrell and Directors David Cranwell and Janice van Reyk. “I’m pleased to announce these appointments at a critical time for the Port […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kalmar and Navis, parts of Cargotec, have delivered the first OneTerminal automation solution to International Container Terminal Services Incorporated (ICTSI) at the Port of Melbourne, Australia.  The deployment has made Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) the world’s first fully automated international container handling facility, according to Cargotec. Located north of Port Phillip Bay at the […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Job cuts come amid an escalation in industrial action at Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle terminals.

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT), part of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), plans to start operations at its recently completed terminal in Webb Dock, Melbourne, Australia, in January 2017. In 2014, VICT signed a 26-year concession with the Port of Melbourne Corporation to build, operate and expand the container terminal at Webb Dock East. The […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

      The $1.6 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne reached a major milestone today, with Premier Ted Baillieu officially inviting expressions of interest seeking operators for the new Webb Dock container terminal, automotive terminal and Pre Delivery Inspection (PDI) Hub. “Melbourne is Australia’s largest container, automotive and general cargo port with trade results for […]

  • 7 May 2012

    DP World announced a significant boost to DP World Melbourne’s capabilities with the first eight of 16 new energy-efficient straddle carriers starting operations. The new equipment with its greater capacity to handle containers will also help reduce DP World’s environmental footprint as well as improve efficiency and productivity at Australia‟s largest container port. A second […]