Buoy maintenance undertaken by Pacific Titan

Shallow draft utility tug ‘Pacific Titan‘ has returned from a recent charter to support the servicing of buoys located at Douglas Shoal, Irving Reef and Rock Cod Shoal. Our Client’s technicians boarded the vessel at Fodico Marine Group‘s Gladstone facility, and were accommodated aboard while the buoys were located, retrieved, serviced, and redeployed.

Clinton Vessel Interaction Project

Clinton Vessel Interaction Project (CVIP)

East Coast Maritime was proud to be a part of the Gladstone Port’s Corporation’s Clinton Vessel Interaction Project (CVIP). Our Client, Hall Contracting, was tasked with widening the Clinton Channel to create a greater passing distance between cruising vessels and berthed ships in the channel. East Coast Maritime’s utility tug Pacific Titan and experienced crew…

Annual maintenance dredging campaign completed

Special Purpose Vessel ‘Pacific Conquest’ has returned from the annual maintenance dredging campaign in far northern Queensland. The program ran from May to August, with bed levelling services conducted at Cairns, Weipa, Amrun, Karumba and Mourilyan. Operating at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic came with its own unique challenges, with East Coast Maritime management…

Tasman Sea

Tsunami buoy maintenance in the Tasman Sea

ECM have completed the contract to retrieve, service, and redeploy Tsunami monitoring buoys in the Tasman Sea with our special purpose vessel “Pacific Conquest”. Specialised equipment and Client personnel were transported to and from the southern tip of the Southland of New Zealand. Our Client required a vessel with unrestricted navigational limits, and specific launch…

Salvage

Salvage of trawler at Cockatoo Reef

East Coast Maritime was called upon to conduct the sensitive salvage of a fishing trawler that ran aground on Cockatoo Reef. The salvage was executed using a combination of plant and equipment including our long reach excavator, utility vessel ‘Pacific Conquest‘, and flat top barge ‘WB3‘. Pollutant risks were successfully managed through our comprehensive salvage…

‘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…