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Waterline No 17—December 1998

Publication Type:
Statistical Report

Publication Subject(s):

ISSN:
1324-4043

Release Date:
December 1998

In Waterline 16, the BTE commented on the Australian container transport system's ability to adapt to a significant reduction in capacity caused by the industrial dispute between Patrick and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). The BTE questioned the strength of the argument for further container terminal investment in Australia based on the grounds of capacity shortages.