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  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has delivered strong financial results in 2018/19, while continuing to lead environmental research, develop new trade opportunities and administer a busy community support program. Total throughput facilitated through NQBP’s ports was 177.5 million tonnes via the ports of Hay Point (118.32 million), Abbot Point (28.9 million), Weipa (27.34 million) […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) said in their latest release that they are set to begin maintenance dredging at Amrun, on behalf of Rio Tinto, between May 1-5 inclusive. “The dredge vessel ‘Brisbane’, as well as support vessels, have restricted maneuvering capability so boaties are asked to take note of the warning flags and […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) General Manager Engineering and Development, Dr Rochelle Macdonald, said that the contracts for repair works on all three breakwaters at the port are now finalized. “Local Mackay business CJD Investments (NQ) Pty Ltd are the contractors for the Southern Breakwater repair works and we look forward to this important […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Chair and Directors of North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) met in Weipa last week in recognition of the port’s role in supporting the Queensland economy. “Along with our CEO Steve Lewis, and indeed everyone at NQBP, we are committed to the sustainable growth and development of the Port of Weipa, to ensure the region […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has engaged scientists at James Cook University (JCU) to undertake an extensive ambient marine water quality monitoring program. The monitoring covers an area from near Sarina to Keswick Island in the southern Whitsundays, a distance of 55km. Locations were determined in conjunction with JCU whose researchers installed the water […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) was the naming sponsor of the Major Project Summit (MPS) held recently in Bowen. The annual MPS provides a forum for industry, businesses and community to hear about planned and proposed large infrastructure projects for the region. NQBP’s CEO, Steve Lewis presented on future growth opportunities for the Port […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NQBP has recommenced improvement works on the Mackay Marina southern breakwater. Works resumed on 25 August and are scheduled to be completed by Christmas this year. In a significant break from past closures, the southern breakwater will be open to pedestrians and cyclists from around 1:00pm every Saturday until 5:00am the following Monday. In the […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has welcomed a new paper on sediment impacts on coral saying it made a positive contribution to scientific knowledge. NQBP said that it was important to note that the study examined sediment impacts associated with dredging operations that occurred either on or within very close proximity (less than 8kms) […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has announced that it has made a request to the Queensland Coordinator-General to cancel the declaration of the Dudgeon Point Coal Terminals Project as a coordinated project. In 2013, the Environment Impact Statement (EIS) studies were paused by the preferred developers as demand for the new terminals was reassessed […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The southern breakwater at the Mackay Marina has long been a popular destination for residents and visitors to walk, run, cycle or fish. North Queensland Bulk Ports said that it has temporarily reopened the breakwater for public access. Maintenance works are currently paused while NQBP assesses a range of options for undertaking required future work […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abbot Point dredging will not impact the Great Barrier Reef, said North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP). Offshore disposal of dredged material at Abbot Point will have a localised, temporary impact, with recovery in a relatively short period, according to NQBP. [mappress] May 16, 2014

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the campaign against the proposed Abbot Point dredging continues, the North Queensland Bulk Ports are often asked by members of the public to “keep putting out the facts”, said Brad Fish, NQBP CEO. Here are some of the facts available through the government agency responsible for the management of the Great Barrier Reef – […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP), Port Authority for Abbot Point said that draft World Heritage Committee (WHC) decision overlooked critical assessment data regarding the impact to the Outstanding Universal Values (OUV) of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area (GBRWHA). “While UNESCO clearly recognises the excellent work by State and Federal Government to protect and preserve the iconic […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A comprehensive study into capital dredging released by Ports Australia reveals that modelling and monitoring programs across Northern Australian ports including Abbot Point confirm environmental impacts are well understood and managed. NQBP supports these findings and states that the extensive range of monitoring techniques proposed for the dredge program at Abbot Point will ensure that […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is keen to back scientific research and actions which improve the future of the Great Barrier Reef. NQBP said that the focus on the debate about dredging has taken necessary focus and investment away from the real issues impacting the Great Barrier Reef and action to preserve the Reef […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The timber section of Bowen Wharf will be closed to public access for several months from Monday 10th March 2014 while North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) carries out significant maintenance work. Works are scheduled to continue on the Wharf until around mid-August 2014. During this period it will be unsafe for any member of the […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last month the Queensland Government released the Queensland Ports Strategy. The document is a timely reminder of just how critically important Queensland’s 20 ports are to the state, facilitating exports last year valued at $44 billion, announced nqbp.com.au. The Strategy has been developed with a view to ensuring that the state’s economic development and proper management […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP), a leading port authority responsible for world-class facilities at the working ports of Hay Point, Mackay, Abbot Point and Weipa, has announced its QAs Abbot Point Dredging publication for November 2013. What impact do the approval conditions have for NQBP and the proponents? The conditions set out in Abbot […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The southern breakwater at the Mackay Marina will be closed to the public from Monday 4th November to mid-February next year for general maintenance works. The maintenance work will require placement of about 30,000 tonnes of hard rock along approximately 400 meters of the outer side of the breakwater wall. This will involve the use […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has a long history of dredging projects at multiple ports along the Queensland coast, and regarding this, they made the following announcement. “Good environmental and social outcomes matter to us and we have undertaken 19 dredging campaigns across all of our ports since 1992 without any major environmental impacts,” […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    As many members of the Bowen Community are aware, a decision for the proposed dredging for Abbot Point remains with the Federal Government. During this time North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation and the proponents are also seeking clarity from the new Federal Minister, Greg Hunt, as to any further expectations and requirements. “While we wait […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation has announced the Annual Report 2012-2013. This report is a summary of the performance of North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited (NQBP) during 2012-13. The purpose of this report is to provide NQBP’s shareholding Ministers and other stakeholders with a comprehensive source of information about its work throughout this period. […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The head of North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) stated that the Great Barrier Reef is not under threat by proposed port development. In an opinion piece (see below), NQBP chief executive Brad Fish says port operations and shipping in the marine park are well regulated and the scale of the activity is minor compared to […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is the organisation responsible for managing and monitoring Abbot Point’s port environment, and they have recognised that seagrasses are an important and sensitive component of marine habitats within the port and are committed to monitoring and maintaining the health of these habitats. The baseline assessments and experimental program at […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has a long and respected history of successfully delivering dredging projects at its various ports. For over three decades NQBP has been undertaking dredging programs to ensure the safe navigation of ships and port efficiency. This highly regulated process has been undertaken without significant impacts with the material dredged […]

  • 8 February 2012

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited (NQBP) has commenced the process for developing a new Land Use Plan for the Port of Weipa. The new Land Use Plan will guide future development at the Port of Weipa. The first stage in this process is the preparation of a Statement of Proposals which identifies matters that […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) today announced the successful completion of annual maintenance dredging works at the Port of Weipa. NQBP CEO Nicolas Fertin said that the dredge vessel TSHD Brisbane left the Port of Weipa last week after finishing the 24-day program. “I would like to commend all our staff and contractors for […]

  • 3 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 27-May 3, 2020).   Gulf of Ob Dredging Deal Inked FSUE Hydrographic Company and Mordraga have signed an agreement for reconstruction of the Gulf of Ob seaway canal where the Novatek’s Utrenny terminal is being built, IAA PortNews reports. […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane is about to begin work within the Port of Weipa from early May 2020. “Regular maintenance dredging ensures efficient, navigable shipping depths for our port users,” NQBP CEO Nicolas Fertin said. “Given the current environment, we have been […]