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Rare bird banded at the Port

Wednesday, 27 April 2016
On Sunday 28 February, PBPL and Queensland Wader Study Group (QWSG) captured, tagged and released a rare broad-billed sandpiper at the Port of Brisbane’s Future Port Expansion area as part of QWSG’s migratory shorebird banding program.
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PBPL welcomes the Hoegh Trigger

Wednesday, 27 April 2016
On 16 March 2016, Port of Brisbane welcomed the Hoegh Trigger from Europe during her maiden voyage to Australia. The vessel berthed at the Port of Brisbane’s automotive terminal, AAT where she unloaded and loaded vehicles and high heavy/break bulk cargoes.
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2016 Community Grant applications closing soon!

Wednesday, 27 April 2016
PBPL’s annual community grant applications are closing in two weeks (30 April 2016) so get your applications in now. The program is open to registered charities and Not-For-Profit organisations who are seeking support for local initiatives that reflect PBPL’s organisational values and positively contribute to the surrounding community.
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New Brisbane International Cruise Terminal

Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has received Stage 1 approval from the Queensland Government for its Market-led Proposal (MLP) to deliver a $100 million Brisbane International Cruise Terminal for South-east Queensland (SEQ) at Luggage Point, at the mouth of the Brisbane River.

 
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Busy year for dredging

Tuesday, 26 April 2016
It’s been a busy year for PBPL’s dredging team who completed a significant vessel refit in late-2015 as well as servicing a number of external contracts alongside their regular maintenance dredging programs. PBPL maintains 90km of navigational shipping channel that stretches from the northern tip of Bribie Island across Moreton Bay into the Brisbane River.
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Partnering with our local community

Tuesday, 26 April 2016
PBPL continues to work closely with local schools and environment groups to achieve positive environmental outcomes for our community through the PBPL Community Grant Program.
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PBPL recognised at Premier's Sustainability Awards

Monday, 14 December 2015
On 5 November, PBPL was awarded a Highly Commended at the Premier’s Sustainability Awards ceremony in the category ‘Business Eco-efficiency’.
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PBPL welcomes new vessel to Brisbane

Monday, 14 December 2015
On 2 November, PBPL welcomed the Heogh Target to Brisbane during its maiden voyage to Australia.
 
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Changes to moving over-dimensional cargo

Monday, 14 December 2015
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has recently approved a new notice – the Queensland Class 3 Heavy Vehicle (Port of Brisbane Flat Rack and Open Top Container) Mass and Dimension Exemption Notice 2015 (no.1).
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Observation Cafe now open

Friday, 10 July 2015
We are delighted to announce that our newly refurbished cafe has now reopened. PBPL’s Observation Cafe underwent renovations for two weeks in April which saw the installation of sound absorbing acoustic panels on the walls and ceiling.
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