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Port of Brisbane and Griffith University team up to study humpback whales in Moreton Bay

Thursday, 03 August 2017
Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) and Griffith University’s Southern Ocean Persistent Organic Pollutants Program (SOPOPP) are working together to collect valuable data on humpback whales in Moreton Bay.
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EME2 asphalt to be rolled out on $110 million Port of Brisbane road upgrade

Monday, 31 July 2017
Port of Brisbane’s $110 million Port Drive Upgrade Project is one of the first major road projects to use EME2 (Enrobés à Module Élevé Class 2) asphalt, with more than 50,000 tonnes of the sustainably-sourced asphalt to be progressively laid – the largest placement of EME2 in Australia.
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Port of Brisbane hosts national logistics workshop

Friday, 07 July 2017
Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) today hosted a workshop led by the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) to inform the ALC’s submission to the Federal Government’s Inquiry into National Freight Chain Supply Priorities.
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More progress for Port of Brisbane cruise terminal plans

Wednesday, 07 June 2017
Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has appointed a series of technical advisors to progress planning for the proposed Brisbane International Cruise Terminal.
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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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