Media Releases

Port of Brisbane opens $100,000 Community Grants funding

Local not-for-profits and registered charities are encouraged to apply for a share of grant funding under the Port of Brisbane Pty Limited’s (PBPL) $100,000 Community Grant Program. 

 

PBPL hosts two mega cruise ships – Arcadia and Ovation of the Seas

On Wednesday 22 February, the Port of Brisbane welcomed two mega cruise ships – the Arcadia and Ovation of the Seas. The Ovation of the Seas is on its maiden voyage into Brisbane.

At 348 metres long, the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Ovation of the Seas, is the fourth largest cruise vessel in the world and the largest ever to call at the Port of Brisbane, and the P&O Cruises vessel, Arcadia, is 285 metres in length.

Port of Brisbane News

Port of Brisbane and partners play their part in supporting Clean-Up Australia Day

On Sunday 5 March, Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) hosted Clean-Up Australia Day and tree-planting activities at the port, working with local partners Tangalooma EcoMarines, B4C and Queensland Urban Utilities.  Around 100 people participated in the clean-up and tree planting activities, which took place on part of the Port’s dedicated environmental areas, adjacent to the Moreton Bay Marine Park. 

Community grants wrap-up

In 2016, PBPL’s annual Community Grants Program provided $100,000 to 18 local groups, supporting a range of community projects and initiatives.

Operational Notification

Operational notification #19: Port Drive Upgrade – Upcoming out of hours’ work

Drainage and public utility relocation preparation works will be undertaken out of hours along Port Drive (off road) on Saturday 18 March from 6am to 6pm. Further drainage works will be carried out near the Kite Street roundabout from Sunday 19 March to Thursday 24 March between 6pm and 6am.

Operational notification #18: Port Drive Upgrade – Traffic detours for electrical services relocation works at Tanker Street

From Sunday 19 March to Thursday 23 March 2017, electrical services relocation works will be undertaken out of hours (6pm to 6am) along Tanker Street, weather permitting.