Jun 25, 2020

Wharf the wait – $127m shipping project complete

Wharf the wait – $127m shipping project complete Transport Minister Mark Bailey, Member for Cairns Michael Healey, Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt, and Ports North chairman Russell Beer at one of the new berthing dolphins at the Cairns wharves.

Crews have wrapped up the final works on the $127 million Cairns Shipping Development Project, putting the finishing touches on upgrades to six wharves. More than 400,000 hours were worked on the project, which included dredging the Cairns shipping channel, building an 8km pipeline to transfer silt for re-use and restoring six wharves built more…