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CEO of Port of Melbourne to provide update of channel deepening project

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The Chief Executive Officer for the Port of Melbourne, Stephen Bradford will be presenting a update on the channel deepening project at an Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia  Victorian division breakfast on Tuesday the 20th of October.  

Despite criticism from community and environmental groups, The Australian Council for Infrastructure Development rates channel deepening as the nation’s most valuable infrastructure project.  

Stephen will provide an update on the Port of Melbourne and will focus on the channel deepening project, including the environmental controls before elaborating on future development of the port specifically landside developments.  

This event is suited to those interested in the Transport and Logistics chain of the port, the development of the port as an urban centre and to hear about the environmental impact of the Channel Deepening Project.  

The Port of Melbourne is Australia’s largest container and general cargo port, handling around 37% of the nation’s container trade. It is serviced by more than 100 nautical miles of shipping channels and fairways between the Port Phillip Heads and the berths on the Yarra River, at Williamstown and Station Pier, Port Melbourne. More than forty shipping lines, make around 3500 ship calls a year to Melbourne, providing services to ports all around the world.  

The SCLAA Victorian Division, in conjunction with Sothertons & APICS, will be announcing the winners of the inaugural Recognition Awards during this event.

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