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  • 28 January 2015

    Western Australia’s Freemantle Ports informed that the large electrical substation has been dispatched to Chevron’s Wheatsone LNG project site.

  • 28 January 2015

    Western Australia’s Freemantle Ports informed that the large electrical substation has been dispatched to Chevron’s Wheatsone LNG project site.

  • 20 February 2017
    Vessels

    Evol LNG, the provider of liquefied natural gas, completed the first commercial liquefied natural gas bunkering operations in Australia.

  • 29 July 2016

    Evol LNG, an Australian provider of liquefied natural gas said it has been given approval by Freemantle Ports to bunker LNG to liquefied natural gas-powered marine vessels visiting the port.

  • 28 May 2020
    Vessels

    A new ship-related coronavirus cluster has emerged in Australia, stirring up a debate on the country’s shipping regulations and potential flaws in the system that could pose a threat to the public health system. Namely, six crew members aboard a livestock carrier Al Kuwait, owned by Kuwait Livestock Transport & Trading, tested positive for coronavirus. […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fremantle Port is Western Australia’s largest automotive and Ro-Ro port, handling over 120,000 vehicle imports and 180,000 tonnes of other Ro-Ro cargo annually. These trades are accommodated currently at the eastern end of Victoria Quay and on North Quay Berths 11 and 12 in the Inner Harbour. Fremantle Ports’ Chief Executive Officer, Chris Leatt-Hayter said […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australia’s State Government will among other assets sell port handling facilities in Port Hedland and Kwinana in the first round of asset sales to reduce the state’s debt levels. Announcing the projects listed for disposal, Premier Colin Barnett said the state’s priority was to reduce debt and regain the triple-A credit rating. “These […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    After over 18 hours the fire on board the livestock carrier Ocean Drover in Fremantle Harbour WA, Australia, has been extinguished. One Filipino seafarer remains in a critical condition after sustaining burns and smoke inhalation after yesterday’s fire. Another two seafarers who were taken to hospital have been cleared for release and will join the other 52 […]

  • 10 August 2009

    Larger vessels will be able to berth at Fremantle Port’s inner harbour following a multi-million A$ infrastructure programme.

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wesfarmers’ EVOL LNG has carried out the first Australian commercial LNG bunkering operation, the company said. Under an agreement with Woodside, EVOL LNG refuelled the platform supply vessel, Siem Thiima, on 23 January at King Bay Supply Base near Dampier. Siem Thiima is owned by Norwegian company Siem Offshore Australia Pty Ltd and is the first […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Employees at Australia’s Brisbane Autostrad Terminal, managed by port operator Patrick, launched a 48-hour strike early this morning. The round of strikes started last week at Botany’s Patrick container terminal when dockworkers halted all operations at the site as they announced a 48-hour strike. Workers at East Swanson Dock Terminal are expected to follow suit with a two-day strike action scheduled […]

  • 17 October 2011

    A&P Group’s Falmouth yard has marked the end of the multi-million pound refit of RFA Largs Bay – the second ship in her class to undergo a major refit at the docks. The RFA Largs Bay was formally handed over to the Australian Department of Defence, which bought the ship, at an official signing ceremony […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s cruise line major Carnival Australia has decided to stop the homeporting of a number of its cruise ship services at the country’s Fremantle port. Carnival Australia confirmed that, while P&O will not base a ship in Fremantle, ships from other lines in the Carnival Australia group will make nearly 20 calls to Western Australia next […]

  • 17 July 2019

    Fremantle will be the ships’ last Australian call.

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    A container ship broke free from its moorings and crashed into a rail bridge last night in the port of Fremantle, Australia amid wild winds that swept through the port reaching up to 110 kilometres per hour. The cargo ship AAL Fremantle was reported to had been unloading a shipment of cars at North Quay […]

  • 15 May 2015

    The Western Australia state government plans to sell Fremantle Port, the country’s fourth largest general cargo port, through a long-term lease, to retire debt and fund major new projects, according to the government’s official statement. The state’s Premier Colin Barnett and Treasurer Mike Nahan announced the plans as part of a second tranche of asset sales in […]

  • 27 July 2010

    Fremantle Harbour and its approach channels are being deepened so that bigger ships now servicing Australian trade can call fully loaded. In the first phase of dredging earlier this year, the softer material from the harbour and its approach channels was successfully removed. Phase 2 of the Inner Harbour deepening project is to remove harder […]

  • 10 December 2013

    Fremantle Ports is seeking expressions of interest from the private sector to develop and operate a dedicated automotive and Ro-Ro (roll on – roll off) terminal on Victoria Quay. Fremantle Port is Western Australia’s largest automotive and Ro-Ro port, handling over 120,000 vehicle imports and 180,000 tonnes of other Ro-Ro cargo annually. These trades are […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Fremantle, WA, has successfully completed the construction of a temporary rock wall to protect coastal assets at Port Beach from erosion. In December last year Fremantle Council approved the construction of a temporary rock wall as the preferred interim measure to protect facilities including the change rooms, surf club annex and the […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In order to ensure safe shipping in Cockburn Sound, Fremantle Ports announced last week that it is about to begin a maintenance dredging campaign of the Success and Parmelia channels. According to the company, this campaign will remove approximately 80,000m³ of sediment from five areas within the channels. The scheme forms part of the ongoing long-term […]

  • 5 September 2011

    Warm, sunny weather was the order of the day for Fremantle Celebrate Maritime Day 2011 on 27 August. Sailors from HMAS Stirling (CAPT Brett Wolski), supported by Defence Force Recruiting Perth and Australian Naval Cadet units, created a Navy-themed maritime exhibition at Fremantle Port. HMAS Newcastle (CMDR Anthony Campbell) and HMAS Farncomb (CMDR Glen Miles) […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government will contribute $200,000 towards a temporary rock wall to protect the infrastructure at Port Beach in North Fremantle, Western Australia. Port Beach was identified as an at-risk location in the Coastal Erosion Hotspots in Western Australia report released last year. This $200,000 contribution follows a State Government grant of $50,000 provided to […]