The Department of Transport and Main Roads and Redland City Council have announced The Jetty Specialist will be the Principal Contractor for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands Ferry Terminals Upgrade Project.
Council and the department are working in partnership to deliver new ferry terminals at Russell, Macleay, Lamb, and Karragarra Islands in consultation with island communities, Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation, SeaLink, and other key stakeholders.
The jointly funded $37 million project will also involve repurposing the existing pontoons and jetties for recreational use such as fishing and mooring. The four new ferry terminals will meet the full requirements of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002, which are made under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.
The Jetty Specialist General Manager of Operations, Dane Morris, said the company was proud to be awarded the contract for the SMBI Ferry Terminals Upgrade.
“This is important infrastructure for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands and will benefit the region and support the manufacturing industry in South-East Queensland,” Mr Morris said.
“Our company is looking forward to delivering this high-quality marine infrastructure project in our beautiful backyard.”
The Jetty Specialist are based on the Sunshine Coast and employ in excess of 60 full time employees.
Further information can be found here: https://yoursay.redland.qld.gov.au/upgrade-of-smbi-ferry-terminals