Ports and Supply Chains

Synergies has extensive experience advising port corporations, terminal owners and operators, Governments, regulators and users on a wide range of commercial, regulatory and policy issues. We have advised on access frameworks, access terms and conditions, pricing, capacity and planning, due diligence and valuation, and cost of capital. Please see below for examples of our work for the Townsville Port Authority, Department of Transport, South Australia and Dalrymple Bay Coal Chain.

Townsville Port Authority

Advised on the development of a cost reflective pricing structure that could improve utilisation of port infrastructure within revenue limits derived from regulatory precedent.

Department of Transport (SA)

Provided expert testimony on a new port infrastructure charge for a wet bulk terminal facility by applying benchmark and building blocks approaches.

Dalrymple Bay Coal Chain

Facilitated the development of a long-term plan to resolve co-ordination problems and capacity bottlenecks in the Dalrymple Bay Coal Chain.