Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited & Ors - Authorisation - A91208

Summary

The Applicants are Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC), Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Pty Limited (WICET) and WICET Holdings Pty Limited (WICET Holdings).

The Applicants are seeking authorisation to make contracts, arrangements or understandings between the Applicants and the State of Queensland to:
i) re allocate from the Barney Point Coal Terminal (which is owned and operated by GPC) to the proposed Wiggins Island Terminal (which will be owned by WICET and operated by GPC) the portion of port terminal services, coal handling services and coal storage facilities (Tonnage Capacity) that GPC currently supplies to Wesfarmers, and
ii) re allocate from the Barney Point Coal Terminal to either the RG Tanna Coal Terminal (owned and operated by GPC) or the proposed Wiggins Island Coal Terminal the portion of Tonnage Capacity that GPC currently supplies to the Dawson Joint Venture.

On 24 March 2010, the ACCC issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation in respect of the proposed arrangements for five years.

On 21 April 2010, the ACCC issued a final determination granting authorisation to the proposed arrangements for 5 years. A copy of the determination is available by following the links below.

Applicant(s)

  • Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited
  • WICET Holdings Pty Limited
  • Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Pty Limited

Authorisation number(s)

  • A91208