Gladstone Students Tour “Pacific Titan”

It was a pleasure to show students from Trinity College Gladstone through our vessel “Pacific Titan” today. Gail Riches, Aquatic Practices and Marine Studies Teacher at Trinity College, has been actively working to promote the maritime industry as a potential career path. We are proud to play a small part in this initiative.

New Operations Base at Gladstone

WE HAVE MOVED East Coast Maritime has relocated to its new operations base in Gladstone, Queensland. The new office is located just around the corner at 215 Alf O’Rourke Drive, Gladstone Marina. The new office includes: Office space across 2 levels Secure and enclosed workshop Secure hardstand area You can visit our friendly team at…

Northern Campaign 2022

Utility tug ‘Pacific Titan‘ is cementing her place as the preferred vessel for port maintenance services. Vessel and crew have returned from a 6-month maintenance dredging campaign in far northern Queensland. Bed levelling services were conducted at Weipa, Karumba, Mourilyan, and Cairns.

Bundaberg Wreck Removal

Wreck removal successfully completed by ECM

ECM have successfully completed the wreck removal of a fishing vessel from a depth of 27m off Bundaberg QLD. ECM’s work boat Pacific Titan and Commercial Marine Group dive support vessel “Poseidon” were deployed to site, where the wreck removal was completed in three planned stages. Firstly, the wreck was floated with air-bags and moved…

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 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…