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13 December, 2019

Notification of Plant Closure received from Mid-West Ports Authority

 To all involved with the Port of Geraldton, please see the modifications to the closure of plant notification for February 2020.

CLOSURE OF PLANT NOTIFICATION – BERTH 4 & 5

SHUTDOWN START:

Berth 4

1800 hrs Sunday 2 February 2020.

Berth 5

1800 hrs Sunday 2 February 2020.

Berth 6

0600 hrs Monday 3 February 2020

Rail

0600 hrs Monday 3 February 2020

SHUTDOWN END:

(The date and time equipment will be handed back over to Operations)

Berth 4

2359 hrs Sunday 9 February 2020.

Berth 5

2359 hrs Monday 10 February 2020.

Berth 6

1800 hrs Monday 3 February 2020

Rail

1800 hrs Sunday 9 February 2020

WHO’S AFFECTED:

Berth 4

lluka, EMR Golden Grove, GMA Gamet and lmerys Talc.

 

Berth 5

Mount Gibson Iron

 

Berth 6

Qube, Sandfire, lluka, BP, CSBP, Summit, Landmark

 

Rail

Rail customers (Tracks 2 and 3) - MGI and CBH/Watco.

 

Other Berths

Some impact may occur on vessel movements to Berths 3 and 7. This will be due to Berth 4 & 5 shiploader boom positioning. Further details will be provided as it becomes available.

MAJOR PLANNED WORKS:

Berth 4

Shiploader and associated infrastructure.

Berth 5

Shiploader and associated infrastructure.

KEY ACTIVITIES:

Berth 4

Shiploader luffing system/bridle works.

Shiploader Pivot Pin bearing replacement.

Replacement of ship loader rail sections.

Other works to be identified closer to the shutdown dates.

Berth 5

Shiploader replacement of chute trolley.

Replacement of some cladding on the Shiploader.

Replacement of some handrails on the Shiploader.

Other works to be identified closer to the shutdown dates.

Berth 6

Fuel pipeline quarterly pressure test (1 day).

Rail

Replace sleepers and other maintenance.

Further details will be provided as it becomes available.

For all questions relating to this matter please call contact below;

Contact Person

Job Description

Area of Operation Responsibility

Contact #1

Contact #2

Contact #3

Jimmy Greenlees

Maintenance Superintendent Operations

Berth 4 & 5

08 9964 0592

0408 904 802

jimmy.greenlees@midwestports.com.au

Sam Cockerill

Mechanical Project Engineer

Berth 4 & 5

08 9964 0590

N/A

sam.cockerill@midwestports.com.au

John Papadopoulos

ATOM

Berth 6

0448 220 056

N/A

John.Papadopoulos@australianterminals.com