Financial & Commercial Adviser to Port Authority

AMSTEC was contracted for 12 months as the Financial and Commercial Adviser to Samoa Ports Authority. The aim of the advisory role is aimed at improved management and performance of the Samoa Port Authority and to enhanced port handling capability and has the following specific objectives: improved capacity of SPA management at Board and senior management […]

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On May 19, 2015, posted in: News by

Vanuatu Marine Slipway Demand Analysis

AMSTEC was contracted by ADB PSDI to conduct a Evaluation of demand for marine slipway in Vanuatu. The purpose of the assignment is to assess the current market demand for and supply of vessel repair and maintenance services in Vanuatu. This work will provide necessary data to estimate the potential market size and revenue potential […]

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On May 19, 2015, posted in: News by

Manila Pasig-Marikina Rivers & Manila Bay & Laguna Lake

Project designed to strengthen water transport links and inland water transport through the development of a ferry link system as an alternative means of public transport around Metro Manila. The MAPALLA Ferry System aims to develop an integrated ferry system that will traverse Manila Bay, Pasig River/Marikina River and Laguna Lake. The Project will provide […]

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On May 19, 2015, posted in: News by

Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand-Growth Triangle

The Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand-Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) has a focus to the maritime sector for the development of Roll-on Roll-off (RoRo) services, especially across the Straits of Melaka and ports in Sumatra and Southern Thailand. RoRo services are expected to strengthen connectivity of the subregion by facilitating movement of goods and people. Similar to the Phuket, Thailand – Belawan, Indonesia – […]

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On February 19, 2015, posted in: News by

Samoa Ports Authority

Apia Harbour – Samoa                         The Samoa Ports Authority (SPA) was established in July 1999 under the provisions of the Ports Authority Act 1998 and is responsible for ensuring that the port and maritime needs of Samoa are met in an effective, efficient, reliable […]

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On March 2, 2013, posted in: News by

Solomon Islands Port Authority

Solomon Islands Port Authority

Honiara is located on the northern coast of the island of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands and includes a sea port at Point Cruz. Honiara Port is the most important international port and gateway to the country. The Port Scoping Review made an assessment of current participation of the private sector and recommend suitable roles in providing, using, and maintaining […]

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On November 10, 2011, posted in: News by

Newcastle Port Corporation

In 2006 AMSTEC undertook a suite of consulting projects on behalf of Newcastle Port Corporation (NPC), NSW Australia. AMSTEC Design Pty Limited was engaged on 31 January 2006 to conduct research and provide an informed set of reports to Newcastle Port Corporation (NPC) relative to trade development prospects. The project delivered concise information to assist with understanding more of the […]

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On April 13, 2011, posted in: News by

Rio Tinto Marine

In 2006 AMSTEC provided a suite of consulting services to Rio Tinto Marine (RTM) covering various objectives. The project plan was designed to provide RTM with hard data and advisory services towards detailing an informed review of the Australia / New Zealand break bulk industry including identifying the key players, drivers and opportunities. This provided detail to […]

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On April 13, 2011, posted in: News by

Indonesian Coastal Shipping

In 2006 AMSTEC was contracted by PT Pelayaran Meratus Shipping of Surabaya Indonesia to modify and develop a business structure, strategic and business plan, budget controls and strategic vision and direction on profit planning for their coastal shipping business. In addition investigation into new market opportunities was designed to provide a launch into niche International service route that would complement Meratus size, capabilities and […]

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On April 13, 2011, posted in: News by

Papua New Guinea – Coastal Shipping

Adrian has been commissioned by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for an assignment to act as Technical Expert on Shipping Regulation for the ADB who is providing technical assistance (TA) to the Government of Papua New Guinea for the preparation of a new National Transport Strategy. The overall objective is to review and prepare an […]

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On March 30, 2011, posted in: News by

Papua New Guinea – Freight rate study

Adrian has been contracted by CPCS Transcom of Canada as the lead consultant on a project to Review PNG Coastal Shipping Rates: The project will investigate and review the current conditions and update the Domestic (coastal) Sea Freight Tariff introduced (last update) January 1991. In association with such review the investigation will review subsidiary charges […]

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On March 30, 2011, posted in: News by

Pakistan – Karachi Port Trust

Adrian is currently in Pakistan (March / April 2011) engaged with Asian Development Bank in a project to for The Karachi Port Trust (KPT). The Project will construct the Karachi Harbor Crossing of 14 km, comprising 3.2 embankments and 11 km bridges (including 10.1 km low-level bridges and a 0.9 km main toll bridge over […]

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On March 30, 2011, posted in: News by

Mount Isa Townsville Economic Zone

http://www.mitez.com.au/projects.html
“extensively consulting with freight users, provide accurate data on freight logistics to identify what forms of transport are currently being used and what types of goods/ products are being transported across the MITEZ corridor and the reasons why a particular mode is used and what are the alternatives.

An analysis, based on the volume and type of freight currently being carted by road on the Flinders Highway. This data will be collated from information provided by road transport operators.

Identify freight which has shifted from rail to road – primarily this was to ensure freight which is identified as ‘rail’ freight be included in QRN/ARG future forecasting schedules.”
The Report can be viewed on the following link:
http://www.mitez.com.au/docs/report_flindershighwayroadfreightcorridor.pdf

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On October 19, 2010, posted in: News by

Pohnpei Port Authority, Micronesia

  Pohnpei (Federated States of Micronesia): Adrian made several study assignment visits (July / September 2010)  to Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia, where he was engaged by the Pacific Infrastructure Advisory Centre as the lead consultant to complete a port scoping study for the port of Pohnpei FSM. To download a copy of […]

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On September 22, 2010, posted in: News by