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Work History / Featured Projects

Our clients include government organisations such as the IMO (International Maritime Organization), the Australian Government, and private commercial shipping and petroleum production and exploration industries.

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Application of various treatment tools for managing Didemnum perlucidum on vessels and port infrastructure within the Port of Townsville

Client: Port of Townsville.

Timeframe: 2020

Purpose: Provide subject matter expert advice on how to implement various incursion response tool for treating vessels and marina infrastructure.

Location: Port of Townsville, Queensland.

Marine Pest Response Exercise – 2020

Client: Biosecurity Queensland.

Timeframe: 2020

Purpose: Guest lecturer and subject matter expert to assist with the running of a two day workshop on protocols for effectively managing marine pests.

Location: Port of Mackay, Queensland.

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Rio Tinto’s Amrun Project - Amrun Project Post-Construction Marine Pest Survey

Client: RTA Weipa Pty Ltd.

Timeframe: 2019

Purpose: Design and implement port surveillance methods for detecting and marine pests listed on the National Monitoring Strategy Target Species List (NMTSL) in the Port of Weipa and Port of Amrun.

Location: Weipa, Queensland

Ocean Monarch Invasive Marine Species

Risk Assessment – Blackback Plugging and Abandonment Project

Client: Esso Australia Pty Ltd.

Timeframe: 2019

Purpose: Conduct an independent Invasive Marine Species risk assessment of the risk posed by the Ocean Monarch conducting the Blackback activities in the Bass Strait, Victoria.

Location: Desktop

Inspection of Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) Ltd. new-build harbour tugs.

Client: International Maritime Services Pty Ltd.

Timeframe: 2019

Purpose: IAS inspections.

Vessel inspections: Inspections of six new build harbour tugs (i.e. FMG Blacktip, FMG Dusky, FMG Hammerhead, FMG Mako, FMG Spinner, FMG Tawny, FMG Sandtiger, and FMG Sawtiger).

Locations: Damen Song Cam Shipyard, Hoàng Động, Thủy Nguyên, Hai Phong, Vietnam and Hong Kong.

Subsea 7 Learmonth Bundle Site –

Invasive Marine Species and

Pathogen Desktop Risk Assessment

Client: Subsea7 Australia Contracting Pty Ltd.

Timeframe: 2018

Purpose: Conduct a desktop risk assessment to identify whether the proposed activities are likely to introduce or extend the range of introduced marine pests or pathogens.

Location: Desktop

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Marine Pest Exercise One and Two - Incursion Response Workshops

Client: Animal Health Australia.

Timeframe: 2018

Purpose: Create a realistic marine pest incursion scenario to enhance Consultative Committee on Introduced Marine Pest Emergencies (CCIMPE) member’s abilities to effectively participate in a marine pest response.

Locations: The Grace Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales.

John Holland Group Pty Ltd. – biofouling risk assessment associated with the Batemans Bay Bridge Redevelopment Project

Client: John Holland Group Pty Ltd.

Timeframe: 2018

Purpose: Create and implement an assessment aquatic biosecurity decision support tool associated with the Batemans Bay Bridge Redevelopment Project to prevent the introduction of Invasive Marine Species and aquatic pathogens.

Location: Desktop

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Evaluation of Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) for Aquatic Biosecurity Surveillance

Client: Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

Timeframe: 2017

Purpose: Conduct a desktop evaluation of commercially available Remote Operated Vehicles (ROV) and emerging developments for the purpose of detecting IMS incursions in sub-tidal marine environments.

Location: Desktop, Hobart

Global Environment Facility (GEF) Project Identification Form for the IMO Glofouling Project

Client: International Maritime Organization (IMO).

Timeframe: 2016

Purpose: Complete the GEF-6 Project Identification Form (PIF) to secure funding for “Building Partnerships to Assist Developing Countries Minimize the Impacts from Aquatic Biofouling (GloFouling Partnerships).

Location: Desktop

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IMO home-based contract: Global assessment of awareness on biofouling

Client: International Maritime Organization (IMO).

Timeframe: 2015

Purpose: Design and implement a questionnaire to assess the current global awareness of the mechanisms and problems associated with biofouling.

Location: Desktop

Shell's Prelude FLNG Project – Invasive Marine Species Management of the Prelude FLNG and towing vessels

Client: Shell Australia Pty Ltd.

Timeframe: 2015 – 16.

Purpose: Marine biosecurity management of the Prelude FLNG and towing vessels and on-going IMS monitoring.

Vessel inspections: 4 x inspections of the Prelude FLNG and one each of the towing vessels (i.e. Posh Constant, Terasea Falcon and Terasea Osprey).

Locations: Samsung Heavy Industries, Geoje, South Korea and on location at Prelude Field.

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INPEX Australia Pty Ltd. Ichthys LNG Project – Invasive Marine Species Management on the CPF Ichthys Explorer and FPSO Ichthys Venturer

Client: INPEX Australia Pty Ltd.

Timeframe: 2015 – Present.

Purpose: Biosecurity management of the CPF Ichthys Explorer, FPSO Ichthys Venturer and towing vessels and on-going IMS monitoring of the CPF Ichthys Explorer, FPSO Ichthys Venturer.

Vessel inspections: 3 x inspections of the CPF Ichthys Explorer and FPSO Ichthys Venturer and one each of the towing vessels (i.e. Posh Champion, Posh Commander, Posh Conquest, Terasea Eagle and Terasea Hawk).

Locations: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., Geoje, South Korea, Offshore North-west Shelf, Western Australia.

Chevron’s Energy Ltd.’s Gorgon Project – Downstream Construction of the LNG Jetty and Marine Structures

Client: Saipem Leighton Consortium

Timeframe: 2011 – 2014.

Purpose: Biosecurity management of most vessels and infrastructure associated with the installation of the 2.1 km LNG jetty and offloading facility at Barrow Island.

Vessel inspections: Accommodation barge and Anchor Handling Tug x 1; Anchor Handling Tug x 9; Anchor Handling Tug & Supply Vessel x 6; Barge and Tug x 4; RoRo Cruise Vessel x 1; Derick Pipelay barge x 2; Dumb barge x 19; Passenger vessel x 1; Self-Elevating Platform x 2; Semi-Submersible Barge and Anchor Handling Tug x 2.

Locations: Barrow Island, Western Australia; Batam, Indonesia; Bandar Lampung, Indonesia; Busan, South Korea; Ulsan, South Korea; Dampier, Western Australia; Henderson, Western Australia; Lumut, Malaysia; Kencana, Malaysia; Singapore; Turku, Finland; Tallinn, Estonia.

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Woodside Energy Ltd. – Greater Western Flank Phase 1 Development Project

Client: Technip Oceania Pty Ltd

Timeframe: 2013-2014

Purpose: Biosecurity management of Technip Oceania vessels and infrastructure associated with the installation of a 15 km, 16 inch subsea pipeline to the south-west of the Goodwyn A platform as part of the North West Shelf Project’s Greater Western Flank Phase 1 Project.

Vessel inspections: Dynamic Positioning Pipelay Vessel x 1; Multipurpose Tweendecker Vessel x 1.

Locations: Johor Bahru, Malaysia; Port Pirie, South Australia.

Woodside Energy Ltd. North Rankin B Re-development Project

Client: Heerema Marine Contractors Australia Pty Ltd

Timeframe: 2011 and 2012

Purpose: Biosecurity management (including management planning and IMS management) for all HMC vessels, barges and equipment prior to mobilisation for the North Rankin B re-development project.

Vessel inspections: Semi-submersible Crane Barge x 1; Anchor Handling Tug and Supply Vessel x 5; Dumb Barges x 3; Launch Barges x 2.

Locations: Batam, Indonesia; Singapore; Shekou, China; Ulsan, South Korea, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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