Tasmania Shadow Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding
Minister Maintains Secrecy On TT Line
Victor P Taffa
In the interests of transparency, Minister David O’Byrne must come clean on if there are any plans for TT line to purchase freight only ships, according to Shadow Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding.
“Given the Freight Logistics Coordination Team has made no case for the need for extra freight ships, how can the Minister justify the purchase of freight only TT ships when there are already two private operators servicing the route, plus the existing TT line ships?”
“David O’Byrne’s ongoing secrecy on this matter is just not good enough.” Mr. Hidding said.
Tasmania needs the best ships possible to expand its economy. Along with new freight and passenger ships a Rail Ferry is also needed to cater for High Speed Rail and Freight Trains.