Shipping Services (ISS) is warning that it expects significant delays at
Queensland Coal terminals over the coming weeks following Cyclone Debbie.
Hay Point and Dalrymple Bay – Owners Matters
stays at anchorages are likely while coal terminals get back up and running,
stockpiles are replenished and loading operations return to normal. Current indications suggest that waiting times
will run into several weeks for many vessels at Hay Point and Dalrymple Bay
recognition of this, ISS has secured special pricing from local helicopter
operators to service vessels at anchor. Additionally, ISS will also be offering
very competitive rates for coordination of owners matters during this
for further information.
IFO/MDO Replenishment at Gladstone
understand that these delays will put pressure on bunkers ROB, with owners and
operators looking to replenish due to unforeseen consumption requirements.
There are few options in the area for taking bunkers.
best option for those vessels waiting at Queensland terminals will be
Gladstone, where bunkers can be taken by barge at inner or outer anchorage
subject to weather/sea/swell.
at outer anchorage is subject to minimal port costs. For estimated port costs
at inner and outer anchorage please contact our enquiries team by email at ISSAus.enquiries@ISS-Shipping.com.
will be offering special rates for agency services during this time in
recognition of the impact this event will be having on customers.
details about these rates or for any further information about the situation at
Queensland Coal terminals, please email ISSAus.enquiries@ISS-Shipping.com