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ICTSI lines up $300m in financing for highly automated Australian terminal VICT

From Seatrade Maritime:

Graphic rendition of proposed VICT terminal

International Container Terminal Services Inc’s (ICTSI) Australia unit has signed a AUD398m ($300m) loan facility for the construction and development of its highly automated Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT).

The financing will support the ongoing construction of VICT in Melbourne. Construction of the terminal started […]

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Australia: Striking dock workers to protest at Citibank headquarters as industrial war heats up

Kevin Bracken, MUA Victorian secretary, confirmed workers would take to the streets. ”This is the biggest dispute since Patrick‚Äôs; it is the most industrial action since 1998,” he said. Mr Bracken said that Citibank would be targeted because DP World was being poorly run under its control.

Striking dock workers will march through city […]

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