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August 23, 2021

Outer Harbor Whale

“Flinders Ports can confirm that there is a deceased whale currently beached at Outer Harbor. The cause of death is currently being investigated by the relevant authorities. “An attempt to…
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September 15, 2020

Press Release – Temporary fishing closures in Port Pirie

The Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) has announced a 12-month fishing closure in waters directly adjacent to the Port Pirie township.
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November 27, 2019

Flinders Ports launches annual safety campaign

With boating season underway, Flinders Ports has launched its annual Public Safety Campaign. The aim is to ensure South Australians can enjoy getting out on the water safely and without…
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November 19, 2019

$80 million Outer Harbor Channel Widening completed

The project to widen the Outer Harbor shipping channel and swing basin at Port Adelaide has been completed.
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June 27, 2019

Restoration works start on Thevenard Jetty

Flinders Ports will commence restoration works and improvements to the Thevenard jetty this week. These works will ensure the jetty can continue to be used for commercial and recreational use…
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March 13, 2019

EPA licence clears way for Outer Harbor Channel Widening

The receipt of a dredging licence from the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) will allow work to commence on widening the Outer Harbor shipping channel and swing basin at Port Adelaide…
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October 24, 2018

SA cruise industry buoyant and sailing to further growth

A new cruise season has set sail, while last years has left a record-breaking economic benefit of $118 million in its wake.
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June 25, 2018

New additions to the Flinders Ports pilot boat fleet

Flinders Ports launched the two new pilot vessels at an official ceremony held at the Adelaide Passenger Terminal.  The new pilot boats, called Providence and Norfolk, both named after ships…
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May 30, 2018

Outer Harbor’s Channel widening “a safe-guarding move” for S.A. – Ports Chief

Flinders Port Holdings has welcomed the SA Government’s approval of a widening of the main shipping channel as a positive and progressive move for the State’s economy and the national…
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April 19, 2018

Flinders Port Holdings farewells Mr Chris Langford, welcomes new Director, Ms Christine Miller.

Mr John Marlay, Chairman of Flinders Port Holdings Pty Limited (FPH), announced today that Director Mr Chris Langford had stepped down after almost six years on the FPH Board.
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February 8, 2018

Cruise ship passengers welcomed to Adelaide through upgraded Passenger Terminal

The Flinders Ports Passenger Terminal at Outer Harbor is the gateway to Adelaide for cruise ships, and passengers are now being welcomed to the region through the newly refurbished Passenger…
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February 7, 2018

John Pirie Secondary School’s Jacob Tilley awarded scholarship.

Flinders Ports has awarded a scholarship to John Pirie Secondary School’s 2017 Dux, Jacob Tilley, for his demonstrated academic excellence in achieving the highest ATAR score of 95.65 at the…
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February 6, 2018

Ovation of the Seas visits Port Adelaide

The Ovation of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, has again visited the Passenger Terminal at Outer Harbor, staying for two days for the first time.
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January 19, 2018

Outer Harbor Channel Widening Project essential to safeguarding our economy

Flinders Ports, South Australia’s leading port owner and operator, has submitted a Development Application to the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure to widen the channel at Outer Harbor by…
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December 7, 2017

Boaties urged to stay safe on the water this Summer

As the weather warms up and our waterways get busier, Flinders Ports, South Australia’s leading port operator, would like to remind boaties to stay safe on the water in Port…
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June 21, 2017

Flinders Ports – Leading the way for port operations

Flinders Ports has this week hosted a group of delegates visiting from the Ports Authority of Tonga for a comprehensive tour of the Flinders Ports sites...
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December 11, 2016

Flinders Ports hosts cruise ship Ovation of the Seas at Port Adelaide

Flinders Ports will welcome the largest ever cruise ship to visit Port Adelaide when Ovation of the Seas arrives at the Port Adelaide Passenger Terminal on Sunday 11 December...
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November 29, 2016

Boaties urged to keep clear of danger this summer

Flinders Ports, South Australia’s main port operator, has launched a public safety campaign to urge boaties to stay safe this summer on Port Adelaide’s busy Port River...
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September 28, 2016

Flinders Ports battens down all ports as storm hits SA

With the worst storm event in decades predicted to hit South Australia tonight, Flinders Ports has closed all seven of its ports to shipping and operations for safety reasons...
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July 11, 2016

BP and Flinders Ports bring $8 million infrastructure boost to Port Adelaide

BP and Flinders Ports announced today that they are investing close to $8 million in infrastructure to establish a state-of-the-art fuel bunkering facility...
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March 22, 2016

Flinders Ports boosts youth travel grant scheme

Flinders Ports has increased its youth travel grant scheme this year, boosting the annual fund to $14,000, due to the program’s growing success...
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March 9, 2016

Star student wins Flinders Ports scholarship

Emma Dangerfield, the 2015 Dux of Ocean View College, has been awarded a Flinders Ports Scholarship...
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March 8, 2016

Top Port Pirie student wins Flinders Ports Award

Princess Ladra, a former student of John Pirie Secondary School, has secured a Flinders Ports Scholarship as she begins a degree at UniSA...
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January 20, 2016

Tugboats strike delays ships entering and leaving Port Adelaide as part of nationwide action

Strike action by tugboat engineers has delayed 15 ships at Port Adelaide...
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January 18, 2016

Ship delays hit South Australia as strike action continues

Nationwide strikes on board Svitzer Australia’s tugs are continuing this week and Port Adelaide will be hit with another 24 hour stoppage from midnight tonight...
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January 15, 2016

Flinders Ports calls for urgent action as strikes threaten South Australia

Nationwide strikes on board Svitzer Australia’s tugs will halt shipping tomorrow at the state’s largest port, Port Adelaide...
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October 12, 2015

Flinders Ports launches its second new pilot boat

Flinders Ports launched the second of two new pilot boats at an official ceremony held at The Royal South Australian...
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September 28, 2015

Flinders Ports’ Environment Award winner’s achievements continue as 2016 nominations launch

Nineteen year old Saskia Gerhardy never expected to win Flinders Ports’ Environment Award at the Channel 9 Young...
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September 17, 2015

Flinders Ports wins tech award

Flinders Ports and ESRI Australia have won the Technical Excellence Award at the South Australian Spatial Excellence Awards 2015...
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September 15, 2015

Flinders Ports and ESRI Australia scoop Technical Excellence Award

Flinders Ports and ESRI Australia have won the Technical Excellence Award at the South Australian Spatial Excellence Awards...
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May 15, 2015

Flinders Ports launches the first of two new pilot boats

Flinders Ports launched its new pilot boat the Alert recently at an official ceremony held at the South Australian Royal Yacht Squadron...
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May 7, 2015

Flinders Ports fuels future SA energy needs with additional berth facilities

The new liquid fuel import facility at Flinders Ports’ Outer Harbor in South Australia officially was opened in April 2014...
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May 4, 2015

Flinders Ports has a new pilot boat named for proud history

South Australia welcomed the first of two new pilot boats in 20 years on May 1, as Flinders Ports launched the Alert in Port Adelaide...
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May 1, 2015

Teen Green thumb is a young achiever

A local university student who is passionate about the environment has been awarded a prestigious accolade at the...
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May 1, 2015

Flinders Ports launches first of two new pilot boats

Flinders Ports launched its new pilot boat the Alert, today at an official ceremony held at the South Australian...
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December 2, 2014

Flinders Ports chooses Esri software to cover all bases

South Australia’s Flinders Ports will be integrating its corporate IT systems into Australian map-based software Esri over the next 12 months...
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December 1, 2014

Small boats should steer clear of big ships

Summer is a great time to get out on the water for recreation, but it is very important to remember that, if you are near a port or shipping channel...
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August 21, 2014

Seafarers centre opened

The Thevenard Mission to Seafarers officially opened its Poynton Street Seafarers Centre last Wednesday to provide visiting ship crew with vital services while in Ceduna. To read the full article,…
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June 18, 2014

Flinders Ports backs local students through museum’s schools program

Flinders Ports is partnering again with the South Australian Maritime Museum to provide the extremely successful...
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June 1, 2014

A three-step approach to safe boating

Flinders Ports, South Australia's leading port operator, is urging fishing and recreational communities to stay safe on Port Adelaide's busy Port River...
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May 15, 2014

Flinders Ports recognised internationally for safety

Flinders Ports has received an International Safety Award from the British Safety Council securing a ‘merit’ status...
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May 15, 2014

Regional Ports: Young researcher wins Flinders Ports award

University of Adelaide researcher, Sarah Catalano has won the Flinders Ports Environment Award at the Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards 2014.
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May 15, 2014

International recognition for Flinders Ports on safety

Flinders Ports has received an International Safety Award 2014 from the British Safety Council, achieving...
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April 17, 2014

Young Researcher, Sarah Catalano, wins Flinders Ports Environment Award

University of Adelaide researcher, Sarah Catalano has won the Flinders Ports Environment Award at the Channel 9...
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April 3, 2014

Election puts Port Bonython on hold

Government approval of Port Bonython has been postponed as a result of South Australia's recent state election on March 15...
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January 7, 2014

Beware ships in the night on Port River

Shipping movements in the Port River have increased almost 50 per cent in the last 10 years, raising safety concerns for smaller vessels...
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January 7, 2014

Increasing ship numbers behind new Port River safety campaign

Flinders Ports, South Australia’s leading port operator, is spearheading a public awareness campaign to urge...
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December 13, 2013

Mayor tells Council of accelerated interest in port

MAYOR Brenton Vanstone has told council there is “accelerated interest” in using Port Pirie’s port for transhipment...
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December 1, 2013

Ports in a storm

Deep water port facilities are critical to the development of South Australia's potential iron ore mines, but which projects are likely to go ahead and when will it all happen?
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October 4, 2013

Environmental Impact Statement for Port Bonython project

The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Port Bonython Bulk Commodities Export Facility in the Spencer Gulf has been released...
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October 4, 2013

Port Bonython Project Predicted to add $10.2 Billion to state’s economy

Economic analysis carried out for the proposed Port Bonython Bulk Commodities Export Facility’s...
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August 8, 2013

Flinders Ports Group charts course to support local community

Flinders Port Holdings Chief Executive, Vincent Tremaine, underlined the group’s commitment to the South Australian...
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May 8, 2013

$800k committed to research into vessel management

Research into improved vessel management at ports in Australia to cost over $800,000 is being undertaken following a two-year...
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May 1, 2013

Deep water port consortium connects with stakeholders

Spencer Gulf Port Link (SGPL), the consortium developing the new common user bulk facility at Port Bonython...
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January 29, 2013

FIinders Ports restructures for a shipshape 2013

South Australia’s leading ports operator, Flinders Ports has formally announced the restructure of its business today...
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August 9, 2012

Crucial South Australian infrastructure project reaches another major milestone

A crucial South Australian infrastructure project with significant environmental, social and economic benefits...
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July 2, 2012

Flinders Ports acquires sole ownership of the Adelaide Container Terminal

South Australia’s only container terminal, located at Outer Harbor in Adelaide’s north-west, is now under the...
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March 1, 2012

Major South Australian Government approval for crucial state infrastructure project

A major development milestone for one of South Australia’s most crucial infrastructure projects was achieved today...
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August 23, 2011

Global firm chosen for major environmental report into crucial SA infrastructure project

One of South Australia’s most crucial infrastructure projects – a new multi-million dollar bulk commodities export...
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May 16, 2011

Crucial new state infrastructure project takes significant step forward

The proposed development of one of the State’s most significant infrastructure projects – a new multi-million...
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November 5, 2009

$500,000 redevelopment of Outer Harbor Passenger Terminal completed

The “new” Outer Harbor passenger terminal in South Australia was officially opened today following a major $500,000 facelift...
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June 13, 2009

Outer Harbor Passenger Terminal to receive $500,000 facelift

The Outer Harbor passenger terminal is to get a $500,000 facelift. The State Government and the private operator of the...
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April 27, 2009

Major export boost for SA as first stage of proposed $50 million port facility unveiled

The export of South Australia’s bulk commodities to global markets received a significant boost today...
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October 24, 2008

Adelaide-led group to undertake feasibility study for major new SA port facility

A consortium led by Adelaide-based Flinders Ports was today selected by the South Australian Government...
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June 21, 2007

Vital US shipping service for state’s main sea port

The economic boom currently underway at South Australia’s main sea port continues unabated, with the announcement today of a crucial shipping service direct to the United States. Flinders Ports –…
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March 2, 2007

First of the “big” container ships arrives in SA after $45 million shipping channel upgrade

South Australia will today receive its first taste of economic benefits to flow from the $45 million deepening...
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August 8, 2006

SA’s international business reputation boosted by opening of $45 million deepened shipping channel

South Australia’s growing international reputation for doing business has been bolstered today with the official opening...
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February 14, 2006

$45 million deepening of state’s main port delivers new economic opportunities for SA

South Australia’s economic prosperity has been significantly enhanced with main dredging work completed...
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November 30, 2005

Popular recreational jetty set to reopen after $10 million redevelopment

One of South Australia’s busiest grain – and most popular recreational - jetties is set to re-open after a $10 million redevelopment...
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November 22, 2005

Adelaide wins national “Best Port” title

South Australia’s main shipping port – the Port of Adelaide – has been named the nation’s best port...
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September 8, 2005

Ports plan a critical step towards region’s growth

A master plan looking at the region's two major ports of Thevenard and Port Lincoln is about to get under way...
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March 11, 2005

New economic era dawns for SA as State Government commits to channel deepening

South Australia is on the threshold of a new era of economic prosperity following today’s decision...
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January 31, 2005

Towage and port operators give $20,000 to Eyre Peninsula bushfire victims

A $20,000 donation to assist victims of the recent bushfires on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula has been made...
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January 14, 2005

New Victorian threat to beat South Australia to channel dredging ‘first’

South Australia is under renewed pressure not to lose out to Victoria in the race to dredge a deeper export harbour...
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January 7, 2005

Channel deepening at Outer Harbor

SA’s economy will benefit by between $500 million and $1.9 billion over 20 years – not counting grain industry benefits...
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May 9, 2003

Port competition

South Australian port operator Flinders Ports hopes to wrest more container traffic from the Port of Melbourne with its first North American service due to today...
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April 30, 2003

Investigator science centre’s port education program

Commencing in April, Adelaide school children will have the opportunity to take part in an educational program...
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April 28, 2003

Dredging ‘would bring SA $800m’

The South Australian government is facing growing pressure to undertake a $55million deepening of Port Adelaide to retain export shipping services...
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April 16, 2003

Direct U.S liner service – major export boost for South Australia

South Australia received a major export boost today with the announcement of the State’s first direct...
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February 17, 2003

Major export boost for Outer Harbor

Adelaide’s Outer Harbor is to receive one of its most significant export developments in the past 30 years...
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January 30, 2003

Record year of trade activity through South Australian ports

Flinders Ports today announced a 12.5% increase in cargo tonnage for the 2001/02 financial year...
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January 21, 2003

SA port starts strongly

South Australia's privatised port company, Flinders Ports , operated by Adsteam Marine and France's Groupe Egis...
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September 27, 2002

Adelaide wins Pasminco metal loading business

Adelaide has been selected as the new port to handle loading of...
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September 27, 2002

$400 million plan to redevelop Outer Harbor

Adelaide's Outer Harbor will be redeveloped into a globally competitive port under a $400 million concept plan...