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AUSTRALIA’S BUSY SHIPPING CONTAINER PORTS

Australia’s remote geographical location means the country is hugely reliant on imported goods; everything from German cars and Japanese computers, to Italian shoes and Scotch whisky. Figures from 2016 show that $181 billion’s worth of imports flooded into the country, the bulk of them in...

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Big Rise in Shipping Container Traffic Predicted for Port of Melbourne

The Port of Melbourne’s new private owners, the Australian-led, Lonsdale Consortium, predict that the massive Victoria terminal, which currently handles around 3,000 vessels and 2.5 million shipping containers per year, could expand over the next few decades and see as many as 15 million TEU’s...

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