About Flinders Ports
Flinders Ports is South Australia’s leading port operator with seven ports located at Port Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Port Pirie, Thevenard, Port Giles, Wallaroo and Klein Point.
In addition to our port operations we also have a hydrographic survey division, called HydroSurvey Australia.
As part of Flinders Port Holdings, the privately owned ports and logistics group, Flinders Ports strives for the highest standards, with certifications in safety, environmental and quality management systems.
- ISO 14001: Environmental Management Systems
- OHSAS 18001: Occupational Health & Safety Systems
- ISO 9001: Quality Management Systems
Other companies in the Flinders Port Holdings group include Flinders Logistics and Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal.
History of Flinders Ports
Flinders Ports was formed in 2001 when the Flinders Ports consortium successfully acquired seven ports that were privatised by the South Australian Government.
In addition to the port infrastructure, Flinders Ports acquired a 99-year land lease and port operating licence for the Port of Adelaide and six regional ports.
Since launching with 191 workers in 2001, Flinders Ports has grown to become a significant economic player and employer in South Australia. In 2007, Flinders Ports became part of the Flinders Port Holdings group, which now employs over 800 staff and is listed number 7 in the South Australian Business Index of top 100 companies, released in September 2019.
Environment & Flinders ports
At Flinders Ports, we view ourselves as an environmental custodian of the State’s coastal waterways.
When you are shipping products through one of our ports, it is essential to know that you are dealing with a port operator that takes its environmental responsibilities seriously.
Flinders Ports is certified in ISO 14001: Environmental Management Systems, but that is only the beginning. We see our certifications as minimum standards and not our main goal.
Our goal is to constantly refine and improve our environmental management standards to benefit our clients and our other stakeholders. We are striving for excellence across a number of areas, including storm water management.
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Risk Management & Safety
The number one goal at Flinders Ports is to make sure our workforce returns home from work accident and injury free, each and every day.
Flinders Ports is certified to OHSAS 18001: Occupational Health & Safety Systems and ISO 9001: Quality Management Systems, but as with environmental management, we use these safety and quality systems as our minimum benchmark.
We are continually reviewing our safety solutions and our aim is to completely eliminate risks wherever we can.
A strong network of Work, Health and Safety (WHS) Committees operates across each of our locations and operational departments and Flinders Ports is also represented on the Flinders Port Holdings group’s central WHS Committee.
This ensures we have feedback from the wharf side to the Boardroom and that risks and safety issues are identified and controlled promptly.