GeelongPort

GeelongPort plays key part in Flexi Grain export

GeelongPort recently played a key part in helping Flexi Grain facilitate a 52,000 tonne export sale of durum wheat, bound for Algeria in Northern Africa. The shipment from GeelongPort is another major export sale made by Flexi Grain on behalf of its growers. Unlike traditional export sales, where growers sell to a local buyer who … Continued

Spirit of Tasmania brings $21 million tourism boost to Geelong

On the first anniversary of Spirit of Tasmania’s arrival at GeelongPort, economic data shows that the service has brought a $21 million tourism boost to the Greater Geelong and Bellarine region. Spirit of Tasmania’s move has also brought 750 direct and indirect jobs to the region, across both tourism and freight. GeelongPort Chief Executive Officer, … Continued

GeelongPort maintains five-star GRESB rating

GeelongPort has achieved a five-star GRESB rating for a third consecutive year, again putting the business in the top 20% of all GRESB participants globally, with maintained score of 97 out of 100. The GRESB Infrastructure Asset Assessment is a robust assessment tool which allows GeelongPort to benchmark its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) progress … Continued

Golden Plains wind blades arrive at GeelongPort

Member for Lara Ella George MP joined the teams from GeelongPort, Vestas and TagEnergy to mark the arrival of the first shipment of Golden Plains Wind Farm’s wind turbine blades into GeelongPort.  The arrival means that TagEnergy’s $2 billion 756 MW stage one development of Golden Plains Wind Farm in Rokewood is a significant step closer … Continued

GeelongPort opens expressions of interest for Corio Quay site

GeelongPort is pleased to announce it is taking expressions of interest for 35 Crowle Street, North Geelong, a 38,000sqm[1] strategic port parcel which allows occupants to design and build their own purpose-built facility within the GeelongPort site and be co-located next to Spirit of Tasmania’s Victorian home. The site provides unparalleled supply chain connectivity and … Continued

From ship to soil: GeelongPort’s vital role in urea supply

As farmers race to spread urea on this year’s wheat and canola crops, ports like GeelongPort are playing a key role in meeting that demand. Urea is widely used in agriculture as a nitrogen-based fertiliser and without it Victorian and Southern NSW cropping farmers estimate yield losses from winter crops of 20-50 per cent. There … Continued

Supporting our transition to renewables

GeelongPort is embracing renewable energy, and this week, our CEO Brett Winter, talking at Australia Wind Energy 2023, reinforced a vision of Geelong – complete with its proud history of manufacturing and innovation – being a renewable energy hub that helps power Victoria’s future. According to the Net Zero Australia study, offshore wind has the … Continued

Engineering a better world

GeelongPort’s very own Dr Lisa Mills was recently featured in the Geelong Advertiser‘s GT Magazine, in an article written by Cam Ward. It is telling that Dr Lisa Mills is wearing a hi-vis jacket when we meet. It is part of her normal workday uniform as Sustainability General Manager at GeelongPort, but can also be … Continued

GeelongPort becomes DjilangPort for NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For GeelongPort, NAIDOC Week is an opportunity to recognise the Wadawurrung people and to acknowledge the traditional name of the place where we live, work and play – Djilang. To celebrate NAIDOC Week, we’re … Continued

GeelongPort exits Climate Active carbon neutral certification

GeelongPort has decided to discontinue Climate Active carbon neutral certification for FY23 and beyond as the port works on developing its long-term carbon reduction plan. Reaching carbon neutrality was one of the objectives in our environment strategy released in 2019. This strategy detailed our environmental objectives and focus areas, including having all energy drawn from renewable … Continued