‘Pacific Conquest’ carries out ECM’s final bed levelling service for 2019

With Master William Kesteven at the helm, Special Purpose Vessel ‘Pacific Conquest’ has completed her last bed levelling campaign for 2019. Bed levelling services were completed in support of our Client’s maintenance dredging campaign in Gladstone, Queensland. This year’s campaign continues a long and successful collaboration with our Client, Gladstone Ports Corporation, that has thus…

A coastal tow for our coastal tug ‘HT Salute’

Coastal tug ‘HT Salute’ has returned to our Brisbane home port following a coastal tow from Mooloolaba to Burrum Heads to Brisbane. With twin 500HP Volvo Penta main engines producing a certified 12.1T pull, she was more than capable of carrying out this tow of 12m x 9.85m construction barge ‘Mako’. Logistics were successfully managed…

Pacific Conquest’ scUber Charter

30m utility vessel ‘Pacific Conquest’ has returned to Gladstone following her recent charter in support of the global tourism campaign promoting the Great Barrier Reef – ‘scUber’. She was the support platform for the 31 day expedition which started on Heron Island, off the coast of Gladstone, before moving to Agincourt Reef off the coast…

‘Pacific Titan’ delivered to ECM

ECM’s newbuild shallow draft utility tug ‘Pacific Titan’ has been delivered by HSS Shipyard. Sea trials were completed late 2016, during which she performed beyond expectation, posting a LR-certified continuous static bollard pull figure of 31.6T at 100% MCR – impressive for a shallow draft design and especially for a vessel which is a first-of-type…

‘Pacific Titan’ launched

ECM’s newbuild shallow draft utility tug “Pacific Titan” was successfully launched on 10th Sep 2016. The vessel was designed by ECM in conjunction with local Australian naval architects, and represents the first of type ECM RHINOTUG 26-30, built under full-time ECM supervision and quality control at HSS shipyard. Built for unrestricted navigation, she is a…

‘Pacific Titan’ nears completion

Construction of our new 26m 30T BP work boat ‘Pacific Titan’ is nearing completion. Shallow draft utility tug with anchor handling capabilities. Designed in conjunction with local naval architects, purpose built multi-role vessel for plough dredging & bed levelling, dredging support, barge handling, towing, and anchor handling. She features several design elements, additional machinery, and…

ECM acquires barge ‘Crest 181’

ECM have acquired the 55m (180′) deck cargo barge ‘Crest 181’. Suitable for marine construction and logistics projects. Key attributes: Class GL +100A5 Pontoon Size 54.9 x 17.1 x 3.66m Max Deadweight 2,151T Deck Loading 10T/m2 Optional equipment: 4 nos 12 x 2m 150Tm Loading Ramps 4, 6, or 8 point mooring systems to suit…

New operations base at Brisbane

In addition to our traditional home port of Gladstone, East Coast Maritime Pty Ltd have established an operations base at Hemmant, Brisbane. Tugs based at ECM Brisbane: HT Salute – 16m 12T BP twin screw Lismore – 16m 9T BP twin screw Barges based at ECM Brisbane: Crest 181 – 55m (180′) deck cargo barge…

East Coast Maritime - Suzanne Ross - Refloated

ECM salvages ‘Suzanne Ross’

ECM successfully completes the salvage of the 18m timber trawler Suzanne Ross, which sank in 23m of water off Great Keppel Island in July 2014. ECM’s tug Lismore and dive support vessel Independence 1 were despatched to site with a salvage team of 8 personnel under the command of ECM’s Salvage Master. In testing weather…