Tasmanian Polar Network Directory Fourth Edition - Presentation - Page 36
TASMANIAN WORLDWIDE SHIPPING
Tasmanian Worldwide Shipping is an
independent Tasmanian-owned and
operated shipping agency, freight forwarding
and customs brokering company.
The Hobart business specialises in servicing
marine science, research, re-supply,
offshore, oceanographic, expedition and
medium cruise vessels, including those
operating in the Southern Ocean, subAntarctic and Antarctic.
International and domestic sea, air and road
freight services are provided in both FCL
(full container load) and LCL (less than
container load) together with a full customs
clearance and brokering service.
general matter. For more than 30 years
Tasmanian Worldwide Shipping personnel
have worked with the Australian, Chinese,
Norwegian, American, French, Italian,
Japanese and German Antarctic, subAntarctic and Southern Ocean research
and re-supply programs.
Tasmanian Worldwide Shipping prides itself
in offering a high level of customer-focused
service that is professional, capable, reliable
The company is able to assist with all portrelated requirements including proclaimed
and unproclaimed ports. Staff members
have many years of experience in the
industry and are available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week to effectively and efficiently
deal with any operational, logistical or
Photo: Stephen Parodi
S T E P H E N PA R O D I
P. +61 (0) 3 6223 2000
Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd
(TasPorts) will continue to ensure the
port of Hobart remains the Gateway to
This includes an enhanced Antarctic and
Research Precinct at Macquarie Wharf 5
and 6 to accommodate existing customers
and attract new customers to Hobart.
TasPorts operates and manages all ports
in Tasmania, including Hobart, where the
Antarctic program is based.
TasPorts’ Hobart facilities include:
Hobart is the home port for Australia’s
Antarctic research vessel, Aurora Australis,
the CSIRO marine research vessel,
Investigator and for France’s Antarctic
support vessel, L’Astrolabe. Other vessels
from Antarctic programs operated by
China, USA, Italy and Korea are all
• nationally competitive port charges
• 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week
• specialised services:
– secure expedition storage facilities
• fuel bunkerage less than three km
from the Port of Hobart
TasPorts has developed world-class cargo
handling and biosecurity facilities for Hobart
to ensure absolutely minimal risk
of contamination in Antarctica.
• common user deep water berths
Guided by our 30-year plan, TasPorts 2043,
we are working with Antarctic stakeholders
to ensure their future needs are met.
• Mac 2 Biosecurity and Cargo Centre
(Australian Antarctic Division).
Photo: Frederique Olivier
• lay-up berth
• tugs and pilotage services
TASMANIAN PO LA R N ET W O R K | BU SIN ESS D I R E C TO RY
P. +61 (0) 3 6222 6064