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Robotics students tour Patrick Terminal

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Patrick Stevedores’ Terminal Manager, Matthew Hollamby and Production Manager, Julie Simington recently gave three Kimberly Park State School students a firsthand look at how Patrick’s world-class robotic container handling technology operates.
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Rare bird sighting at Port of Brisbane Shorebird Roost

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Local bird enthusiasts were excited to record the first sighting of a Broad-billed Sandpiper at the Port of Brisbane’s Shorebird Roost during PBPL’s monthly bird survey on 26 March 2014. 
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Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd lends helping hand to Wynnum disabled care group

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Ten staff from Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) lent a much needed hand to the Wynnum-based Aid and Recreational Association for the Disabled (ARAD) during the community group’s recent working bee.
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Heavy Vehicle Road Permit Application processes streamlined

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is the newly appointed supervisory body for all vehicles over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass (GVM) and all fatigue-regulated heavy vehicles over 12 tonnes GVM, as outlined under the new Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).
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Port of Brisbane donates former Visitors Centre building to Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
The Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has reached agreement with the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron to donate PBPL’s former Visitors Centre building following an extensive tender process involving local councils, community groups and adjacent organisations.
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Swire names new vessel in Brisbane

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
China Navigation’s 209th vessel, Siangtan, became the company’s first ship to be named in Australia during a ceremony hosted by Swire Shipping at the Port of Brisbane on March 20 2014.
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2014 Community Grant Program now open

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
The Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd’s (PBPL) annual Community Grant Program application period is now open to registered charities and Not-For-Profit organisations until 30 April 2014.
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Port of Brisbane CEO backs Inland Rail Project

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd Chief Executive Officer, Russell Smith presented to over 300 delegates at the Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise’s (TSBE) first Enterprise Evening of 2014, speaking about the importance of making the Inland Rail Project a reality.
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Port of Brisbane achieves full stevedoring automation

Wednesday, 16 April 2014
The Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) reached another milestone in its trade expansion strategy with the official opening of the Hutchison Port Holdings-operated, Brisbane Container Terminals in 2014.
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Managing the integrated freight task – a Port of Brisbane perspective

Monday, 10 February 2014
10 February 2014
Freight transport infrastructure planning across Australia’s major cities has for decades been held captive by the combined planning forces of rapid urban development, population growth and a bias towards road over rail networks to sustain economic prosperity.
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