Hastings not a condition for third stevedore
Victorian ports minister Denis Napthine has denied that the entry of a third major stevedore in the state is conditional on the development of the Port of Hastings.
Minister Denis Napthine says the Port of Melbourne will have to handle another 1m teu in the next 10-15 years.
Dr Napthine was questioned during a Shipping Australia lunch held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground yesterday.
“No is your answer. We understand that Hastings is 10-15 years down the track even if you go flat-out which we are," the minister said.
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