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MUA protesters try to block freight trucks at Station Pier as protest over safety concerns continue

From Australia’s Daily Telegraph earlier this week:

Police have surrounded Station Pier in Port Melbourne as a community protest about safety concerns for dock workers continues.

At least half a dozen Public Order Response units lined up at the dock, where about 20 protesters were gathered at 6am.

Police moved in to secure the site [...]

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DP World Sells Remaining Australian Logistics Stake

DP World is selling its remaining stake in container services company P&O Trans-Australia to co-shareholder Qube Logistics for $111 million.

In December DP World sold a 75 percent stake in its Australian container terminal business DP World Australia to private equity firm Citi Infrastructure for $1.5 billion.

DP World has used the proceeds to reduce [...]

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