Sea Freight Council expands influence, adopts new name


Sea Freight Council of Queensland expands responsibilities as part of changes that include a new name for the organisation

The Sea Freight Council of Queensland will expand its responsibilities as part of a raft of changes that include a new name for the organisation.

The group will now be known as the Queensland Multimodal Freight Council (QMFC) following a review into its operations, composition, constitution and agenda.

The decision to change the name is designed to allow the Council to help the freight industry meet the challenges of the next ten years.

This includes incorporating representatives from across a wide range of transport and logistics industries as well as cargo interests but will also include interests from the aviation sector.

In total the QMFC’s board of directors will consist of 13 members from a wide range of industries synonymous with sea freight.

In a statement, the QMFC says members of the new board are amongst the best the industry has to offer.

The full board of Directors includes:

Doug Bishop (Chairman) - OBM International Trade Services Pty Ltd
Chris Mangan (Secretary) -Queensland Multimodal Freight Council
Ian Messenger - Hans Continental Smallgoods Pty Ltd
Matthew Hollamby -Patrick Terminals
Peter Thompson- Kagan Logistics Pty Ltd
Alan Gordon- ANL Container Line Pty Ltd
Tim Ripper- Queensland Rail Ltd
Bill Robson - Queensland Alumina Ltd
Layton Daglish -Queensland Cotton Corporation Ltd
Narelle Pearse -Mackay Whitsunday Regional Economic Development Corporation
Scott Keane- Torres Industries Pty Ltd
Steve Pelecanos -Brisbane Marine Pilots Pty Ltd
Mike Pascoe- C.T. Freight Pty Ltd

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