The Australian Federal Court declares that a national ports operator abused its dominant position (TasPorts)

TasPorts declared to have misused its market power* The Federal Court has declared by consent that Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd engaged in conduct that had the likely effect of substantially lessening competition in the markets for towage and pilotage services in northern Tasmania, in proceedings brought by the ACCC. The Court declared that TasPorts had breached section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act (CCA) by imposing a new port access charge on one of its customers, Grange Resources Ltd, after Grange

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Australian Competition Authority, The Australian Federal Court declares that a national ports operator abused its dominant position (TasPorts), 5 May 2021, e-Competitions June 2021, Art. N° 100731

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