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Australian Marine Industry Awards 2018

Earlier this year Birdon attended the Australian Marine Industry Awards. There is strong competition between entries for the various categories relating to the ongoing quality and strength of Australian businesses in this important sector. The awards recognise the achievements of three major industries within the sector: Marine Export, Superyachts and Commercial Marine. The Australian Marine …

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Jim Bruce Memorial Golf Day

Recently, Birdon held their annual Jim Bruce Memorial Golf Day at the Wauchope Country Club. Birdon staff played an Ambrose Competition, with mixed ability being the key criteria for teams. Throughout the day Birdon raised close to $1000 for the Jim Bruce Urology and Prostate Cancer Trust. The Trust was established in honour of Birdon’s …

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Marine Spill Safety

At Birdon we take our environmental responsibility seriously and we are aware of our obligations relating to marine spill prevention. In the unlikely event of a marine spill emergency, the ability to successfully respond can be credited to a well prepared emergency response plan, which is something we regularly practice. If a marine spill were …

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Re-Certification of International Standards

Safety, Environment and Quality are front and centre of Birdon’s national and international operations. Our commitment to worker health and safety, the environment, quality of product and service was recently reinforced by re-certification of International Standards, including the addition of ‘Disposals’ and ‘Shipping’ to our Scope. These respected certification standards recognise Birdon’s OHS, Environmental and …

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Hunter Ferry refurbishment taking place at Birdon

Birdon is currently working on a major refurbishment and refit of the Newcastle ferries for Keolis Downer. After over 30 years of service, the ferries will undergo upgrades to seating, floors, ceilings, windows, lighting and bike racks with new surfboard racks to be installed.  This is a significant project as the Newcastle-Stockton ferry service carries more …

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Birdon acquires the ‘Island Trader’ and freight service to Lord Howe Island

Birdon Pty Ltd is excited to announce their acquisition of the Island Trader and the Lord Howe Island (LHI) freight service on the 26th of June, 2018. The Island Trader delivered its first load of supplies under Birdon ownership on the 30th of June, marking the beginning of what will be a long and supportive …

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