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  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2020
    Business development, Technology

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project, a joint project of the Queensland and Australian governments and Port of Townsville Limited, is moving forward according to schedule. The Channel Upgrade forms part of the Townsville City Deal signed in December 2016. According to the latest project update, Hall Contracting is currently building a […]

  • 7 September 2010

    Work is well under way on stage one of the Port of Townsville’s $110 million Townsville Marine Precinct. The project is an extension of the… By Tony Raggatt (townsvillebulletin) [mappress] Source: townsvillebulletin, September 7, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the largest commercial port in northern Australia, the Port of Townsville is an essential component of Queensland’s transport network, but, at just 92 metres wide, its shipping channel is one of the narrowest in the country. The 14.9-kilometre shipping channel is dredged annually to maintain navigable depths. At present, vessels up to 238 metres […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new $85 million Berth 8 facility at the Port of Townsville is now open for business. According to Treasurer Curtis Pitt, the new facility is an important piece of infrastructure that will bring widespread economic benefits to North Queensland. “It’s another sign that Queensland is open for business and of the State Government’s willingness to engage with industry […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville’s new Wharf 10 and Quayside Terminal facilities would help the State’s economy grow by ensuring business, tourism and the defence forces were better served, Treasurer Tim Nicholls said today. Mr Nicholls and Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson joined Governor Penelope Wensley and other dignitaries for the official opening of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville’ grab dredger is moving ahead with the sand removal operations from the Ross River channel which was deposited by the February 2019 flood. According to their latest release, the removal of 10,000 cubic meters of sand will improve safety for the multitude of private, commercial, research and military vessels that use […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Port of Townsville Limited has again delivered strong financial results while continuing to deliver major infrastructure investments, the port stated in its latest announcement.    With a focus on revenue diversification and cost management, the port posted a solid net profit of $15.01 million for 2017-18. Commenting the latest news, Chief Executive Officer, […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project  has undergone  a project milestone, with the delivery of more than half of the total rock required to build a protective sea wall. Over 375,000 tonnes of rock has now been supplied to the Port of Townsville to build the 2.2-kilometre sea wall that will eventually […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project has taken another major step with a multi-million-dollar rock supply contract awarded to Holcim Australia Pty Ltd. Holcim will supply a significant portion of the rock required to construct the wall that will protect a 62-ha Reclamation Area that will eventually accommodate expanded Port infrastructure. Holcim […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new $2.5 million project to extend the secondary wharf at Berth 10 will make Townsville more attractive for car carriers, Port of Townsville said in their latest release.  Townsville marine contractor Pacific Marine Group Pty Ltd (PMG) was successful in securing the contract to upgrade the important Roll on Roll off (RoRo) wharf extension […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Business development

    The Independent Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) met yesterday to discuss the Port of Townsville’s $193 million Channel Upgrade project. The ITAC consists of marine experts who provide independent advice and input on the environmental monitoring programs, management plans and mitigation strategies. Consequently, ITAC Chair, Dr Brett Kettle, said that one of the important functions of […]

  • 21 December 2010

    Port of Townsville will begin maintenance dredging along the sea channel and harbour entrance next week…   By Sineva Toevai (lloydslistdcn) [mappress] Source: lloydslistdcn, December 21, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Business development

    The Port of Townsville is spending $1.2 million to repair the Lucinda Jetty to extend the life of the popular fishing spot for the benefit of the local community. Commenting the latest news, Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said that the contract had been awarded to Townsville engineering company Casa Projects and is […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Townsville’s $193 million port upgrade is underway with the first rocks laid this month for its new protective wall, the Queensland Government reports.  Construction is already moving ahead on the 2.2km protective rock wall, which will ultimately pave the way for up to six new berths. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Alan […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Dredging at the Port of Townsville started this week. A five-week regular maintenance work will cost around $3 million. It is expected that around 300,000m³ of natural infill material will be gathered from the channels and moved to an already authorized sea disposal site. The dredging activities will be undertaken by the trailing suction dredge […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville is investing $55 million to upgrade Berth 4 and double its capacity.  Ports Minister Mark Bailey said that the investment would enable another two million tonnes of product to go through the port every year. According to the Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Coralee O’Rourke, the Berth 4 upgrade […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Port of Townsville has marked another major achievement in its biggest ever upgrade, the $193 million Channel Upgrade project. “It’s taken seven months and 570,000 tonnes of rock, and we’re thrilled to advise we have now joined the eastern and western sides of the port’s 2.2km rock wall,” reported Hall Contracting. The scope of the […]

  • 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 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 […]