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Port Kembla named Port of the Year

Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 ( #391 ) - Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Port Kembla Port Corporation was awarded the prestigious Port of the Year Award for 2008 recently.
Port Kembla Port Corporation was awarded the prestigious Port of the Year Award for 2008 recently.

The Lloyds List DCN Australian Shipping and Transport Awards recognised Port Kembla Port Corporation for work on the major infrastructure project to transform Port Kembla Port into Australia’s leading car import facility.

"More than $170 million has been spent on the port upgrade which includes two new berths, bridges, road and rail realignment and cargo-handling facilities," said Ports and Waterways Minister Joe Tripodi.

This is the second time that Port Kembla, in Wollongong, has received this award, having previously won the award in 2000.
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