Logistics

UPDATED: COVID-19: Tricky for truckies, working for road, rail, sea

Border closures in Queensland and South Australia to limit the spread of COVID-19 are not impeding the flow of interstate grain, but heightened cleaning requirements are making it tough for truckies on the road. ..Read More

Liz Wells, March 27, 2020

Bulk freight buys business amid container shortage

Australian grain shippers are showing a clear preference for bulk over containers in the short-term as COVID-19 continues to disrupt supply chains and port operations around the world…Read More

Liz Wells, March 25, 2020

IA identifies need for increased east-coast container capacity

The capacity for east-coast ports to accommodate larger container vessels has been identified in Infrastructure Australia’s 2020 list of priorities…Read More

Grain Central, March 19, 2020

T-Ports vessel arrives as demand climbs for SA grain

Viterra reports South Australian grain is in hot demand from domestic and export markets, while new operator T-Ports gets set to load its first vessels with MV Lucky Eyre…Read More

Grain Central, March 17, 2020

PN in talks with Wagner on Wellcamp Logistics Hub

Pacific National (PN) and Wagner Corporation are discussing the possibility of developing a major logistics hub at Wellcamp Business Park west of Toowoomba which would link road, rail and air services…Read More

Grain Central, March 17, 2020

COVID-19: Extended blank sailings shrink container supply

Australia’s agricultural exporters are having a tough time sourcing 20-foot containers as China gets back to work after the COVID-19 lockdown. ..Read More

Liz Wells, March 11, 2020

Viterra intake hits 3.97Mt as new-crop sites announced

International and domestic customers are receiving grain from Viterra’s South Australian and Victorian facilities which have taken in 3.97Mt of grain from the most recent harvest…Read More

Grain Central, March 4, 2020

Hyden to get biggest increase in CBH 2020 network spend

CBH Group will this year be expanding the grain-storage capacity at six of its sites: Brookton, Dale, Hyden, Moora, Konnongorring and Watheroo…Read More

Grain Central, March 3, 2020

Exemptions put NSW grain on rail back on track

The NSW Government looks set to grant exemptions to rail operators which will allow them to keep older locomotives in service when new NSW EPA regulations come into effect…Read More

Grain Central, February 25, 2020

Proposed NSW EPA rules spark alarm for grain on rail

Tougher exhaust and noise emissions for locomotives set to be introduced in NSW would impact grain haulage on branch lines and national rail operators…Read More

Grain Central, February 24, 2020

Proposed Cape Hardy port gets $25M federal grant

The Federal Government is providing $25M in seed funding to the Iron Road infrastructure project in SA, which includes a multi-commodity deepwater port…Read More

Grain Central, February 4, 2020

Lucky Eyre bound for T-Ports terminal as first-load day nears

The Lucky Eyre is on its way to South Australia via Yamba to load the first export cargo of grain from the T-Ports terminal at Lucky Bay…Read More

Grain Central, January 29, 2020

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