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

Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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.
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Operational notification #14: Proposed closure of shared user path along Port Drive

Thursday, 16 February 2017
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.
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Port of Brisbane and GrainCorp host Queensland Premier and Treasurer

Wednesday, 08 February 2017
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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World-first satellite tracking to study migratory birds

Wednesday, 25 January 2017
In an international ‘first’, real-time satellite tracking technology is being used to study the Pacific Golden Plover in Australia, as it migrates between Moreton Bay and the Arctic regions in the northern hemisphere.
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Operational notification #12: Port Drive Upgrade

Thursday, 19 January 2017
PBPL would like to advise that there will be out of hours’ work at the following locations: Kite Street from 6am to 6pm on Saturday 21 January, Lucinda Drive Bridge from 8am to 5pm on Saturday 21 January, Kite Street on Sunday 22 January from 6pm to 6am on Monday 23 January and
Kite Street (Saturday)
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Operational notification #10: Port Drive Upgrade – new traffic control measures for safety

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

PBPL would like to advise that over the next few weeks, there will be an increase in construction vehicle movements in and out of the roundabout at Kite Street in preparation of piling work which is due to start from next week.

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Operational notification #9: Port Drive Upgrade

Tuesday, 20 December 2016
PBPL would like to advise that there will be a single lane closure on Lucinda Drive Bridge on Monday 19 December 2016 from 8am to 1pm to replace signage damaged by the recent storm.     
There will also be out of hours’ work on Tuesday 20 December from 6pm to 6am to replace damaged signage and guardrail.

 
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Community grants wrap-up

Monday, 19 December 2016
In 2016, PBPL’s annual Community Grants Program provided $100,000 to 18 local groups, supporting a range of community projects and initiatives.
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Spare time to volunteer?

Monday, 19 December 2016
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.
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Storm update

Monday, 19 December 2016
The clean-up following November’s unprecedented storm event—which saw winds at the Port of Brisbane reach in excess of 157 kilometres per hour is progressing well.
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