Waterline's format has remained largely unchanged since the first issue was produced in 1994. However, there have been many changes in the maritime industry in that time. The Bureau believes that Waterline needs to change too if it is to remain useful.
Publications by year: 2002
This report presents the results of BTRE's fifth annual review of the Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme. It covers the operation and impact of the Scheme up to (and including) 2000–01.
This report presents the results of a BTRE study to update base case (or 'business-as-usual') projections of greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector. The work was undertaken on behalf of the Australian Greenhouse Office (AGO).
BTRE has examined trends in the fuel consumption of new passenger vehicles. The overall trend in fuel consumption was down during the 1980s.
This paper provides estimates of interstate non-bulk freight rates. The estimates show that, in real terms, it has never been cheaper to ship goods in Australia.
The five-port average crane rate improved from 26.6 in the March quarter to 26.9 containers per hour for the June quarter 2002. This is the highest five-port average crane rate ever recorded in Waterline.
This publication forecasts container movements into and out of Australia. Combined Australian containerised imports and exports are expected to increase at an average annual rate of 5 per cent over the period 2001–02 to 2010–11.
This study analyses and forecasts trends in the usage of containers for the carriage of Australia's seaborne freight over the period 2001–02 to 2010–11.
The five-port total container traffic increased to 1.740 million teus during July–December 2001. Berth availability was 95 per cent in the December quarter.
This report prepared for the Australian Transport Council reviews international practice in reducing greenhouse emissions in the transport sector against an economic framework.