Qube Logistics - acquisition of Maritime Container Services Pty Ltd
Type of assessment
Maritime Container Services Pty Ltd
Qube Logistics acquired Maritime Container Services. MCS operates shipping container import and export handling, empty container storage and road and rail transport services in Sydney. Qube operates shipping container import and export handling and road and rail transport services, and limited empty container storage in Sydney.
The acquisition occurred in late December 2017. While the acquisition has already been completed, Qube has provided the ACCC with an undertaking that it will keep the MCS business separate and independent from the remainder of Qube's existing operations until at least 14 March 2018.
Comments are invited from interested parties regarding the acquisition of MCS by Qube Logistics.
The closing date for submissions is 1 February 2018. Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title "Submission re Qube/MCS - attention Nigel Vise/Andrew Sudol". Alternatively submissions may be mailed to the Merger Investigations Branch, ACCC, GPO Box 3648, Sydney NSW 2001.
Following 1 February 2018, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Nigel Vise / Andrew Sudol at email@example.com.
Market inquiries letter 15th January 2018 MER18+315.pdf (205.3 KB)
Qube Holdings Limited - hold separate section 87B undertaking - signed 22 December 2017 2nd January 2018 MER18+21.pdf (632.4 KB)
15th January 2018
ACCC commenced review. As this acquisition has already been completed, no expected decision date for the ACCC's review will be posted.
1st February 2018
Closing date for submissions from interested parties.