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New Zealand Increases Funding for Vanuatu Wharves

Nov 23, 2022

New Zealand said it would invest a further NZ$10 million ($6.15 million) to help fund wharf construction in Vanuatu, where a Beijing-funded wharf had raised concerns about China seeking to establish a military base in the Pacific island nation.New Zealand's Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta said in a statement on Wednesday that building climate-resilient wharves and establishing reliable and regular shipping services would help the prosperity and wellbeing of the people of Vanuatu…

Liebherr Cranes for Australia's Port of Newcastle

Jul 26, 2021

Australia's Port of Newcastle is expanding its project cargo, general cargo and container handling capability with a $28.4-million investment in two Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbor cranes and associated infrastructure at the Port’s Mayfield 4 berth…

Australian Cruise Industry on Expansion Mode

Oct 25, 2019

The total domestic trips by sea in Australia are set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.36% from 3.9 million in 2018 to 5.1 million by 2023, holding the highest growth rate among all other transport means.Traveling by sea throughout…

Two Container Giants Visits Austalian Port

Jul 18, 2019

Two of the largest-capacity container ships to ever visit Australia are making calls to the Fremantle Inner Harbour this month.The first one, Maersk Skarstind, has already arrived in Fremantle. Maersk Skarstind berthed around 9.30pm on July 15th assisted by a pilot and three Svitzer tugs…

Tech File: Sea Skipper Fire & Salvage Pump

May 13, 2019

After working with the Royal Australian Navy for several years, a small Australian pump manufacturer – Sydney-based Australian Pump Industries – which works on both the naval and commercial side of marine, developed a high-pressure fire and salvage pump dubbed the Sea Skipper…

AGL LNG Import Project Slowed by Environment Review

Oct 10, 2018

Plans by Australia's AGL Energy to start importing liquefied natural gas from 2021 will be delayed after the state of Victoria called for the company and its pipeline partner to submit a full environmental assessment of their project.The review process typically takes nine to 12 months…

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