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  • 20 November 2009

    The State Government has given the nod to a $90 million cruise ship terminal in Townsville, in north Queensland. Premier Anna Bligh says the State and Federal Governments will each contribute $30 million towards a major redevelopment of Townsville’s Port.

  • 29 September 2017

    Construction works on the Townsville Port Expansion could start next year after the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project was approved by the Government of Queensland. The EIS included comprehensive scientific assessments and consultation processes to address key issues, and the conditions placed on the Coordinator-General’s approval include stringent controls to ensure the health […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland government has informed that it plans to provide a down payment of up to AUD 75 million for the port in Townsville’s expansion project. The Townsville Channel Capacity Upgrade (TCCU) project would allow cruise tourism to further flourish by accommodating ships of up to 300 metres. The project is also expected to lower freight costs […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    WILCO Logistics Pty Ltd has been announced as the successful bid contractor on Breakwater Safety Works at the Port of Townsville. Minister for Ports Mark Bailey said that the overall $1.5 million project will improve navigational safety at the Townsville Port by widening the entrance to the harbor, but does not involve any capital dredging works. “This […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Townsville construction company Formset has been awarded a $10 million contract to build a 1.6-hectare container terminal as part of the Townsville Port’s $30 million Crane and Cargo Terminal project at Berth 4. The announcement was made today by Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad. Formset Managing Director, Brent Zander commented that the construction of […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Townsville Port Expansion Project has been approved by the Federal Government. The government’s approval of the EIS for the project means that preliminary works on Stage 1, the $193 million Channel Widening Project, could kick off before April this year, pending a resolution on final funding between the […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After nearly ten years of planning and the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) approval received in February, the future of the Townsville Port Expansion Project is under threat because of funding cuts. The Federal Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher revealed today that the Turnbull Government wouldn’t be kicking in their share for the channel widening project, which has already received $75 […]

  • 11 October 2016

    Northern Australia’s Townsville Port Expansion Project (PEP) has taken a step forward with more opportunity for comment on the project’s Additional Environmental Impact Statement (AEIS).  State Development Minister Anthony Lynham said while the expansion was vital, it needed to proceed at no cost to the Great Barrier Reef. “This $1.64 billion proposal includes deepening and […]

  • 14 October 2010

    The Townsville port is set to be the focus of almost $200 million worth of development…   By Tony Raggatt (townsvillebulletin) [mappress] Source: townsvillebulletin, October 14, 2010;

  • 25 May 2011

    The $1.3 billion expansion of the Townsville Port will undergo an assessment and community consultation process after being deemed a signifi… (supplychainreview) [mappress] Source: supplychainreview, May 25, 2011;

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Townsville business Bluewater Process Engineering (BPE) has been awarded the $1.9 million contract to retrofit the supporting pylons of Berth 8/9 at the Port of Townsville. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said that this was a proactive measure to bolster the Port’s infrastructure for the future. “Townsville is an economic hub of the North and the Palaszczuk […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The $1.64 billion expansion of Townsville’s port took a step forward last week with more opportunity for comment on its environmental impact statement (AEIS). State Development Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that while the expansion was vital, it needed to proceed at no cost to the Great Barrier Reef. “This $1.64 billion proposal includes deepening and […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Townsville announced this morning that the construction works on the port expansion program could start next year after the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project was approved by the Queensland Coordinator-General. The EIS included comprehensive scientific assessments and consultation processes to address key issues, and the conditions placed on the Coordinator-General’s approval […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Three terminal operators have been shortlisted and invited to submit proposals to operate the Berth 4 container and general cargo terminal at the Northern Australia’s Port of Townsville Limited (POTL), the Queensland Government revealed. The companies in question are Australian Amalgamated Terminals (AAT), DP World Australia and Townsville Bulk Storage and Handling. A total of six firms […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Major floods in the Townsville region in early 2019 have failed to dampen growth in exports leaving the North Queensland city. According to the latest release from the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, Jackie Trad’s office, new preliminary figures show that total trade through Townsville Port increased by […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A detailed business case for the upcoming Channel Capacity Upgrade, which is Stage 1 of the $1.64 billion Townsville Port Expansion Project, has been prepared for consideration by the Queensland Government. The business case delivers on the first major commitment under the Port City initiative of the Townsville City Deal, and a summary of the […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville, Queensland, has announced two major contracts for the $193 million Channel Upgrade Project. The contracts, worth a total of more than $10 million, are for rock wall construction and rock delivery. Under the contract, Queensland company Hall Contracting will build a 2.2km rock wall, forming a protective bund around a 62-hectare […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Townsville said in its latest release that Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, announced today a $75 million funding contribution towards the Townsville Channel Capacity Upgrade; meaning that the works can now get underway. The $193 million project involves widening of the shipping channels to accommodate larger ships and is the vital first stage […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Northern Australia’s general cargo port, the Port of Townsville, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Indonesia Port Corporation (IPC) at the Indonesian-Australian Business Forum in Canberra. “This is the first sister port agreement an Australian port has signed with an Indonesian port and we expect the partnership will facilitate knowledge exchanges that will be […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s state-owned Port of Townsville and the Port of Qinzhou in China have signed a sister port agreement expected to pave the way for the development of trade and investment opportunities between northern Australia and southern China. Qinzhou Port is one of the largest southern ports in China and plays an important role in China-ASEAN cooperation as the […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government’s State Budget will provide a down payment of up to $75 million for the Townsville Channel Capacity Upgrade (TCCU) project, subject to finalization of an environmental impact statement and business case assessment. Visiting the Port in Townsville today, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said that the port expansion has been identified in the Townsville […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s state-owned Port of Townsville and the Port of Qinzhou in China have signed a sister port agreement expected to pave the way for the development of trade and investment opportunities between northern Australia and southern China. Qinzhou Port is one of the largest southern ports in China and plays an important role in China-ASEAN cooperation as the […]