Bass Island Line calls Geelong home

King Island’s new freight vessel, John Duigan, arrived in Geelong for the first time Monday under an agreement between Bass Island Line (BIL) and GeelongPort which will see the vessel making regular trips to our city. BIL will sail John Duigan weekly from Geelong, onto Grassy in King Island, then to Bell Bay on mainland … Continued

Custodians of the Bay: A brief history of GeelongPort

We are so incredibly proud of our rich history here at GeelongPort. The hundreds of men and women that came before us – creating a Port we can all be proud of. Today we reflected on that history with representatives from State and Federal Government and leaders in the Geelong business community, launching our much-anticipated … Continued

Port’s role in lifting freight burden

Ports Australia has commissioned a leading consultancy to determine how ports can help Australia manage its growing freight activities amid congestion on roads and rail lines. GeelongPort is participating in the study by Deloitte Access Economics to investigate the critical role Ports can play in lifting the freight burden, increasing Australia’s competitiveness and reducing costs … Continued

GeelongPort hosts Member for Geelong, Christine Couzens M.P.

GeelongPort welcomed Member for Geelong, Christine Couzens M.P. today to discuss the recently launched apprenticeship program. Partnering with GForce Employment Solutions, GeelongPort has recently recruited two new apprentices, Tylah Lee and Aidan Barrow. Becoming the first apprentices for more than a decade at the Port, the 18-year-old newcomers are keen to learn among an experienced … Continued

G21 endorse GeelongPort as a Priority Project

The G21 Geelong Region Alliance is the formal alliance of government, business and community organisations who work together to improve the lives of people within the Geelong region across the five member municipalities – Colac Otway, Golden Plains, Greater Geelong, Queenscliffe and Surf Coast.  G21 works closely with, and provides advice to, Regional Development Australia … Continued

VRCA – Keep Clear of Big Ships

One of VRCA’s principal functions is to exercise general direction and control of the movement of vessels. The safety of all vessels in port waters is a priority. Keep Clear of Big Ships – Campaign.  

GeelongPort partners with White Ribbon

GeelongPort has signed an agreement with White Ribbon Australia to become accredited under their Workplace Accreditation Program.  This 14 month program is a world first that provides organisations with the tools to be able to respond to incidents of violence, whether it occurs inside or outside of the workplace.  White Ribbon Australia is a national … Continued

GeelongPort 2017 Chilli Chicken Wing Challenge for Charity

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GeelongPort hosted its second annual “Wing It Challenge” in September to raise money to support our chosen charity, The Kids with Cancer Foundation. Around 60 participants put their taste buds on the line by progressively sampling a range of 5 chilli sauces smeared over two chicken wings. The chilli included a number of varieties such … Continued

GeelongPort hosts Luke Donnellan, Minister for Ports

GeelongPort CEO, Brett Winter, recently hosted the Hon. Luke Donnellan, Minister for Ports, Roads and Road Safety to discuss GeelongPort’s new strategic direction, growth initiatives, and the port’s ongoing contribution to the Geelong and Victorian economies. The Port handles a quarter of Victoria’s exports, contributing almost $450 million to the state’s economy. By 2035, the Port … Continued

Leasing Opportunities at Port of Geelong

A mass of opportunities at the Port of Geelong have arisen with a leasing campaign spreading from Corio Quay to Lascelles Wharf. Between the two there are a mix of landbanks and buildings that are available for short or long term lease. The port, on Corio Quay Rd, North Geelong, has several multipurpose berths, wharves and … Continued