Portside a winner

Written on the 13 May 2009

PORTSIDE Wharf in Hamilton has won the ‘Most Efficient Port Services 2008’ award ahead of 231 nominated destinations worldwide.

The award was given by Dream World Cruise Destinations magazine for delivering a service beyond expectation.

Gary Berry — whose company Lewis Group oversees ticketing, security, stevedoring, X-ray equipment, customs and quarantine at the wharf — says the award is recognition of Portside’s streamlined logistics.

"When a ship arrives at Portside Wharf with disembarkation and embarkation requirements, we usually have approximately 100 staff on hand to assist passengers and the range of purpose-built shipping amenities means we can turn around deadlines efficiently," says Berry.

"It is Australia’s most modern and up-to-date purpose-built passenger facility and well deserving of the award."

Portside is one of the first developments of its kind worldwide to offer shipping, residential and retail facilities for up to 2500 passengers.

With the capacity to operate every day and attracting over 150,000 visitors each year, Portside Wharf can accommodate 95 per cent of all cruise ships sailing in the Asia-Pacific region.


Latest News

COCHLEAR R&D INVESTMENT DRIVES NEW PRODUCTS AND BOOSTS PROFIT AND REVENUE

COCHLEAR (ASX: COH) has boosted its 2017 full year net profit by 18 percent to $223.6 million and has forecast furthe...

WESFARMERS BOOKS BUMPER PROFIT BUT SUPERMARKET WAR HITS COLES' BOTTOM LINE

SUPERMARKET giant Coles has posted its biggest slide in earnings since it was acquired by Wesfarmers (ASX: WES) 10 ye...

TREASURY WINES UNCORKS SWEET $269M PROFIT DESPITE INVENTORY WOES

REVEALING the fruits of its past year of labour, Treasury Wine Estates (ASX: TWE) has posted a 55 per cent increas...

TATTS GROUP POSTS PROFIT AND REVENUE DROP ON FEWER JACKPOTS AND BAD WEATHER FOR RACING

TATTS Group (ASX: TTS) has posted a full year net profit loss of 5.7 percent and a revenue decline of 8.4 per cent as...

Related News

WESFARMERS BOOKS BUMPER PROFIT BUT SUPERMARKET WAR HITS COLES' BOTTOM LINE

SUPERMARKET giant Coles has posted its biggest slide in earnings since it was acquired by Wesfarmers (ASX: WES) 10 ye...

ANALYSTS PREDICT WHAT AUSSIE LIVING IS LIKELY TO BECOME IN THE NEXT CENTURY

AS THE Australian population continues to grow, analysts are predicting what the country is likely to look like wi...

SEVEN WEST REPORTS MASSIVE LOSS AND CUTS CEO TIM WORNER'S PAY PACKET BY $450K

SEVEN West Media (ASX: SWM) has posted a full-year loss of $744.3 million and cut CEO Tim Worner's pay packet by ...

HOW MAKING MISTAKES AND PASSION SCORED WEIGHT LOSS PARTNERS A DEAL WITH SHARK TANK'S JANINE ALLIS

THEY partnered up to provide a scientific and targeted approach to dieting, and Kate Save and Geoff Draper cut Sha...

BOOK YOUR FUNCTION SPACE HERE

 

 

 

Contact us

Email News Update Sign Up Contact Details
Subscriptions

PO Box 2087
Brisbane QLD 4001

LoginTell a FriendSign Up to Newsletter