Quattro Ports Terminal at Port Kembla Opens

The Quattro Ports grain terminal at Port Kembla was officially opened today, with a ceremony attended by port stakeholders and local community leaders to mark the occasion, NSW Ports just announced.

Melinda Pavey, MP NSW Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, was joined by Simon Barney, Chairman of Quattro Ports, and Marika Calfas, CEO of NSW Ports, to undertake official duties.

The start of operations at the facility will increase Port Kembla’s share of the east coast grain market by growing its catchment area through improved logistics, the announcement stated.

The terminal was opened after three years of construction and planning by both Quattro Ports and NSW Ports.

The NSW Ports component of the development included:

  • Extension of Berth 103 to handle vessels of up to 225 meters in length;
  • Dredging of approximately 120,000m³ to increase berth depth to 14.5 meters.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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