Two recent news items about DP World:
Dubai’s DP World is selling its breakbulk terminal in Antwerp to focus on its core container operations at the Belgian port. … DP World will concentrate its deep-sea container traffic in Antwerp, Europe’s third-largest box hub, at its 42.5 percent-owned Antwerp Gateway Terminal, which it operates in partnership [...]
State-owned China Shipping is planning to order up to 20 new supertankers for the fleet of a joint venture aimed at giving Beijing more control over its energy supply chain but which will add to the vessel glut in the struggling freight market.
A Chinese ship buying spree would provide much needed business to the [...]
MUA WA Secretary Chris Cain said around 160 union members walked off the job at 5.30 Tuesday morning.
Dozens of dock workers have blockaded one of Perth’s busiest ports, as the Maritime Union of Australia began a four-day strike over pay and rosters.
The strike follows a failed Enterprise Bargaining negotiation with the Fremantle [...]
The Maritime Union of Australia plans to hold protests until Friday.
About 100 waterside workers are protesting over pay and conditions outside the Kwinana Bulk Terminal in Naval Base.
The MUA and Fremantle Port held an emergency meeting a short time ago but failed to reach an agreement.
Earlier in the day the West [...]