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Future Freight Networks : Yearbook 2012
COMPANY PROFILE The Port of Brisbane is located in one of Australia's fastest-growing regions, South East Queensland, and with over $34 billion worth of cargo crossing its wharves every year, the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) manages and develops Queensland's largest multi- cargo ports. PBPL is focused on driving trade and business growth by working with customers to enhance logistics chain solutions via Brisbane, delivering outstanding development outcomes, facilitating ef ciencies and innovation, and striving to accommodate new opportunities. In the rst quarter of 2012, the Port of Brisbane saw solid trading across a number of commodities, with total trade to December 2011 increasing 7.3 per cent to 18.4 million tonnes. Coal exports increased 4.2 per cent to 4.1 million tonnes; the result driven by high global prices and strong demand, as well as coal miners committing signi cant capital into capacity expansions. Both Queensland and Australian exports are expected to continue to grow over coming years. Container trade increased 5.4 per cent to 542,000 teus, compared to the same period last year, resulting in the Port of Brisbane for the rst time surpassing the one million teu mark handled over a 12-month period. Over the next 12 months, PBPL will continue to focus on growing trade through the port and producing strong performance across all facets of the organisation. Enhancing the logistics linkages with our hinterland will remain a key focus for the port, including facilitating improved road and rail access through direct investment and leadership of the logistics, chain feeding trade through the port. Driving trade 55 FUTURE FREIGHT NETWORKS 2012