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  • 4 February 2019

    The Port of Brisbane selects principal contractors for its Brisbane International Cruise Terminal.

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s Port of Brisbane has welcomed its first 8500 TEU class container vessel into the port, the Maersk Lloyd Don Carlos. Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) CEO, Roy Cummins, said this was a significant milestone in the Port of Brisbane’s ongoing work to optimise its navigational channel and ensure Brisbane was able to safely […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has decided not to grant interim authorisation to Port of Brisbane and Carnival for their proposed licence agreement relating to a proposed new cruise ship terminal. Under the proposed agreement, Carnival would commit to purchase a minimum level of capacity to underwrite the construction of the new terminal […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Brisbane has welcomed its first 8500 class vessel, marking a significant milestone in the port’s ongoing work to optimize its navigational channel and ensure Brisbane was able to safely handle the larger container vessels and bulk carriers of the future. “As vessels increase in size and demand grows for Australian ports to take these […]

  • 28 September 2010

    Construction is about to begin on the newest container wharf at the Port of Brisbane. Brisbane-based construction company, Smithbridge Australia, will build the new wharf, which will be operated by Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) on completion.

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cruising ‘Down Under’ is yet to be given a new flavor as Queensland readies to attract giant cruise ships with a new cruise terminal. Namely, Australia’s Port of Brisbane has embarked on a project aimed at tapping Queensland’s abundant cruise potential by proposing to develop a AUD 100 million cruise facility for Brisbane and South-east Queensland […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian port of Brisbane has received Stage 1 approval from the Queensland Government for a AUD 100 million mega ship cruise facility for South East Queensland at Luggage Point, at the mouth of the Brisbane River. “We are pleased the Queensland Government recognises the need for a mega ship cruise facility in Brisbane and […]

  • 22 April 2010

    The Queensland Council of Unions (QCU) says the State Government is giving taxpayers a bad deal by leasing the Port of Brisbane. Bids have opened for the 99-year lease of the cargo port as part of the Queensland Government’s controversial multi-billion dollar privatisation plan.

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Brisbane has joined forces with the University of Queensland for a $2 million research project to develop new port-related engineering solutions. The three-year Port of Brisbane project is one of the first ventures by UQ’s Australian Institute for Business and Economics, set up last year as a new model for university-business research collaboration. […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    BMT WBM, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, environmental and engineering consultancy, has announced that it has recently secured a six year contract to provide all environmental monitoring services to the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL), following a competitive tender process. BMT’s extensive experience, reputation and innovative approach were […]

  • 27 September 2010

    Construction is about to begin on the newest container wharf at the Port of Brisbane. Brisbane-based construction company, Smithbridge … (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, September 28, 2010;

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has received Stage 1 approval from the Queensland Government for its Market-led Proposal (MLP) to deliver a $100 million mega ship cruise facility for South-east Queensland (SEQ) at Luggage Point, at the mouth of the Brisbane River. Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd Chief Executive Officer, Roy Cummins, said that […]

  • 1 March 2018

    ACCC is proposing to allow a deal between the Port of Brisbane and Carnival to build a cruise terminal.

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Caribbean Cruises’ Ovation of the Seas docked in Brisbane on February 22, becoming the largest cruise ship to ever visit Queensland.  Delivered in April 2016, Ovation of the Seas is the third Quantum-class vessel built for Royal Caribbean at Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany. Spanning the length of three football fields, and being able […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Australia’s ports will be hit by 12-hour strikes next Tuesday and Wednesday as tug boat crews express their disagreement with a new industrial contract which would force three-person tug crews under a single agreement, according to local media. The strikes, which will affect all coal carriers, fuel carriers, car importers and bulk container vessels entering port, will shut down activities in the ports of Sydney, […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Australia has taken another step toward its new mega-cruise ship terminal near the mouth of the Brisbane River as the stakeholders reached in-principle agreement with the Port of Brisbane on commercial and technical issues. “Agreement on terms between the Port of Brisbane and key stakeholders has opened the way for the progression of the detailed business case,” Curtis […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    ACCC has cleared Carnival’s project to develop a new cruise terminal in the Port of Brisbane under two conditions.

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new international cruise terminal will be operating in Brisbane within two years.

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to help with the Port of Brisbane’s capacity expansion plans, DHI developed an integrated numerical model for the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) – the entity that manages and develops the port. This model was capable of wave and hydrodynamic modelling as well as moored vessel interaction analysis for the entire port. […]

  • 11 March 2005

    There are claims a proposed cruise ship terminal on the Gold Coast could put a new $350 million facility at Hamilton on the Brisbane River out of business. It comes a day after the 300-metre Sapphire Princess was forced to dock among container wharves at the Port of Brisbane because it could not fit under […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    MUA: Hutchison Ports’ workers in Sydney and Brisbane to start a series of work stoppages as of January 17.

  • 6 December 2011

    An agreement to start the construction of Berth 11, the first of two new container terminals at the Port of Brisbane, was signed this week. The agreement Hutchison Port Holdings entered into with Baulderstone will consist of works related to ground improvements, in-ground infrastructure, pavement works and rail beams. Container handling equipment has already been […]