Dispute threatens Flinders Island freight service

“Furneaux Freight have given Tasports notice that it no longer will conduct stevedore activities at the Port of Lady Barron which is owned by Tasports but it remains committed to continuing a reliable, safe and efficient shipping service to the communities on both Flinders and Cape Barren Islands”.

“Despite reports to the contrary, Furneaux Freight remains committed to continuing a reliable, safe and efficient shipping service to the communities of both Flinders and Cape Barren Island,” she said.

Furneaux Freight, the shipping company which services the island, told TasPorts it would cease stevedore activities at Lady Barron port, including unloading and distributing freight, at the end of the month.

Read more here: ABC

    

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