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Port of Brisbane welcomes new CFO

Monday, 22 May 2017
Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) today announced the appointment of Karen Wells to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Ms Wells brings extensive experience in finance and strategy across a wide range of infrastructure businesses in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa.
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Port of Brisbane CEO to join Premier’s Business Advisory Council

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Port of Brisbane CEO Roy Cummins has accepted an offer from the State Government to join the Premier’s Business Advisory Council.  The Council comprises a group of senior business and industry leaders that discusses economic policy initiatives with the Premier.

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Stora Enso chooses Port of Brisbane as new Queensland base

Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Stora Enso, a leading provider of renewable wood and bio material products with world-wide operations, has pre-committed to a 5,950sqm purpose-built warehouse facility on a 1.8 hectare site within the Port of Brisbane’s Port West logistics estate at Lytton, Brisbane.
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Cruise ship terminal plan steams ahead

Monday, 10 April 2017
Plans for a new mega-cruise ship terminal near the mouth of the Brisbane River have progressed, with stakeholders reaching in-principle agreement with proponents Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd on crucial commercial and technical issues.
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Port of Brisbane opens $100,000 Community Grants funding

Wednesday, 08 March 2017
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. 

 
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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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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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Port of Brisbane to deliver a $100 million mega ship cruise facility for South-east Queensland

Friday, 12 February 2016

12 February 2016
Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) today confirmed it has received Stage 1 approval from the Queensland Government for its Market-led Proposal (MLP) to deliver a $100 million mega ship cruise facility for South-east Queensland (SEQ) at Luggage Point, at the mouth of the Brisbane River.

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PBPL and UQ collaborate on $2million engineering research

Wednesday, 22 April 2015
The Port of Brisbane has joined forces with the University of Queensland for a $2 million research project to develop new port-related engineering solutions.
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