Svitzer Australia to Enter Bunbury Port, WA
Thursday, 2 September 2021
Svitzer Australia has signed a contract with Southern Ports Authority for a non-exclusive towage licence at Port of Bunbury in Western Australia for a term of five-years.
Svitzer Australia’s entry into the Port of Bunbury builds on the company’s commitment to WA’s regional ports, creating synergies with existing operations in Albany, Geraldton, Onslow, Fremantle and Kwinana.
To service the port, Svitzer will deploy two state-of-the-art new builds equipped with fifi capability to provide safe, efficient and reliable towage services to customers and the port.
Svitzer’s entry to the port will include installing solar panels on the tug berth and the use of fuel efficiency tools to track and help reduce emissions.
Svitzer Australia’s General Manager, West, Jodie Ransom said:
“Svitzer Australia is a long-standing partner of Southern Ports with its existing towage services in Albany.
“We are excited at the prospect of growing and developing our partnership with Southern Ports and the South West with our entry to Bunbury.
“We look forward to playing a very tangible role in the port, facilitating trade through the region, in turn supporting the local economy and providing employment opportunities through our operations.”
Svitzer Australia Managing Director Nicolaj Noes said:
Southern Port Authority Chief Executive Officer Steve Lewis said:
Svitzer will commence towage operations from 6 December 2021
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