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EOY Function - Celebrating NQBP's 10 Years

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EOY Function - Celebrating NQBP's 10 Years

EOY Function - Celebrating NQBP's 10 Years



On 2 July 2009, the ports of Hay Point, Abbot
Point, Weipa and Maryborough merged with
Mackay to become part of the new port
authority of NQBP.

This is our story so far!

2009 / 2010

Major Project work was underway for the MCF and
Dudgeon Point Projects

Tropical Cyclone Ului (Cat 3)

Sponsored 2 Indigenous apprentices.

Achieved ISO14001 certification at Ports of Mackay,
Abbot Point, Hay Point and Weipa.

Debbie McDonald celebrated her 30 years
Anna Bligh became the 1st Female Premier of

Melbourne Storm won the NRL Grand Final before
being stripped of their title!

Number 1 song - Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas

Queensland won the State of Origin

2010 / 2011

75% of Queensland council areas were
declared disaster zones due to floods.
Abbot Point X50 welcome 1st ship
Julia Gillard is the first female Prime Minister
Tropical cyclone Yasi
Game of Thrones first aired.
Debbie Weston 25 years & Ian Maes 20 years
Geelong Cats won the AFL grand final
State of Origin – Queensland Maroons
Number 1 song - TiK ToK – Ke$ha

2011 / 2012

Abbot Point Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA)
UNESCO – management of the Great Barrier Reef

Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) with Juru
People at Abbot Point.
Sale of Terminal 1 at Abbot Point
Leonie Taylor resigned as Chair of NQBP
New Chairman – Peter Hilton
Gangnam Style and One Direction

Melbourne Storm won the NRL grand final
State of Origin – Queensland Maroons
Number 1 song – Rolling in the deep - Adele

2012 / 2013

Brisbane Office relocated to 324 Queen Street
Sale of Merinda Workers Camp
Draft Public Environmental Report (PER) for the
Port of Abbot Point T0, T2 & T3 - Capital Dredging
Record throughput figures
Greg Steward 30 years (2013)
Twerk and Selfie were added to the dictionary.
The Pope signed on to Twitter.
Hawthorn won the AFL grand final
State of origin – Queensland Maroons
No 1 song – Somebody that I used to know - Gotye

2013 / 2014

Tropical Cyclone Dylan.

Brad Fish left NQBP as CEO

Mackay Office relocated to Marina Office.

Tina Marsh 30 years (2014)

New NQBP record for throughput 164.7 tonnes.

Abbot Point, Hay Point & Mackay named among
the 5 designated Port Priority Development Areas

NQBP introduced pilotage services for the Ports
of Mackay and Hay Point.

CIA acknowledged Area 51
State of origin – Queensland Maroons (8 in a row)

Number 1 song - Thrift Shop - Macklemore &
Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz

2014 / 2015

Steve Lewis became NQBP’s 2nd CEO

Peter McPhee 20 years (2015)

Contributed to development of the Reef
2050 initiative, an important part of the
roadmap for protecting the Great Barrier

Participated in the PIANC International WG
(World Association for Waterborne
Transport Infrastructure)

Actively participated in the Mackay-
Whitsundays Healthy Rivers to Reef

More people died by taking selfies (12)
than by shark attacks (8) in 2015.

Pokemon Go was the game everyone

Finally NSW won a State of Origin!

No 1 song – Happy - Pharrell Williams

2015 / 2016

New 6-member board of directors
Brad Fish became NQBP Chairman.
Sustainability Plan 2015+
Southern Breakwater upgrade reopening
Bronwyn Kapitzke (Bronnie) 40 years (2015)
Bryan McCarthy & Neil Macdonald 30 years (2016)
CCTV Surveillance Upgrade to Port of Mackay.
Minister Bailey visit
China Trade Delegation
North Qld Cowboys became NRL Premiers!
No1 song – Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars

2016 / 2017

Tropical Cyclone Debbie
New quarantine facility at Port of Mackay
New trade in Weipa - Green Coast
SSM Project at Hay Point
Vessel simulation - Port of Mackay for
RORO shipping
Partnership with North Qld Cowboys
PortLife magazine launched.
Gary Campbell 20 years (2016)
James Miller (Jumbo) 30 years
Kelvin Miller (Kel) 30 years
Donald Trump became the US president.
Richmond Tigers became AFL premiers
No 1 song – Love Yourself – Justin Bieber

2017 / 2018

Weipa celebrated 50 years
Cultural Heritage Management Plan - Yuwibara people.
Environmental dashboards – Real time Data on website
Research partnership - James Cook University - TropWATER
Safety Foremost Winner - Resource Industry Network’s Awards
Pilotage - Record year - 2,836 ship movements for MP & HP
Mark Evans 30 years (2018) Jeff Sadler 20 years (2018)
New toy - Fidget Spinner
State of origin – Queensland Maroons
No 1 song – Shape of you – Ed Sheeran

2018 / 2019

New CEO – Nicolas Fertin
Port of Mackay - 80th Year.
Supported 40 community groups
Corporate Communities Program
funded over $200K
Robert Callahan 20 years (2018)
Welcomed 6 RORO vessels at Port of
1st maintenance dredging at Hay Point
in 10 years.
2nd Environmental Website Dashboard
BHERT Award - outstanding
Collaboration with JCU
New Values

Capital Expenditure Net Profit after tax

$M $M450,000 30,000
350,000 20,000
300,000 15,000
250,000 10,000
150,000 5,000
100,000 -


Maintenance Expenditure




NQBP Board of Directors

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