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.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk MP and Treasurer Curtis Pitt MP today toured GrainCorp’s facilities at the Port of Brisbane. The Premier released new data showing the value of Queensland exports increased by 7.9% in 2016, to over $52.7 billion.
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In 2016, PBPL’s annual Community Grants Program
provided $100,000 to 18 local groups, supporting a range of community projects and initiatives.
The Mission to Seafarers and Stella Maris Centres assist and support the men and women who disembark their ships while docked at the Port of Brisbane.
For the safety of shared path users, the temporary shared user path along Port Drive will be closed from Monday 27 February 2017 to late-2017 for the construction of the road duplication and new path. We have engaged identified shared path users about our proposal and thank you for your time.
Piling work for the new overpass at Kite Street will start from 6pm on Sunday 29 January 2017, weather and ground conditions permitting. This activity will be undertaken out of hours from 6pm to 6am, Monday to Friday for approximately six weeks, to minimise the impacts on local traffic.