Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) proposes to require that all vessels requiring towage services in the Port of Gladstone use the services of the holder of a Tug Licence. The notification is lodged in respect of conduct to occur between 1 January 2011 and 31 December 2018 (five year licence with possible option to extend for three years).
On 23 November 2011 Svitzer Australia Pty Ltd asked the ACCC to review this notification. On 8 and 9 December 2011 the ACCC called for submissions on the notification.
On 27 June 2012, the ACCC issued a statement of reasons detailing why it was not proposing to take further action in relation to this matter. For more information, refer to documents under the 'ACCC Correspondence' and 'ACCC decisions' links.