The six environmentally friendly Transit Systems ferries that call Gladstone Harbour home now have a more permanent sanctuary, with the opening of the new Gladstone Berthing Facility.
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The stunning backdrop of Brisbane City set the scene for Transit Systems to launch two new 35m Enviro Cats bound for the LNG projects in Gladstone. In perfect weather, and in front of a crowd of 90 dignitaries and VIP guests, the proceedings were lead by Transit Systems CEO Clint Feuerherdt. The key speakers on the day included the Hon Tim Nicholls MP, QLD Treasurer and Dick McIlhattan, Bechtel Operations Manager LNG Australia. The event was recorded by television news crews from Channels Seven and Ten.
The third 400 passenger Eco Cruiser for LNG Projects in Gladstone has left the build shed at Aluminium Boats Australia Brisbane Factory. Named “Capricornian Surfer” the photos below show the vessel about to undergo dock trials and systems commissioning in preparation for sea trials.
Our two newest vessels, Brahminy Kite and Duffy are now in Gladstone after they made the trip from Brisbane on Sunday 12 February 2012. During the trip both vessels also undertook safety testing.
Our 24 Metre Eco Cruise "Brahminy Kite" and Paramedic vessel "Duffy" are seen here being prepared for their formal launch and vessel blessing in Brisbane on 7th February 2012.
People along Brisbane's river may have been surprised on Tuesday 22 November when our first EnviroCat cruised the cities waterways in a slow speed water trial. The two story vessel dwarfed the Brisbane City Councils CityCat ferries as it made its way from the Aluminum Boats Australia factory near Bulimba, under the Story Bridge and back again. The Enviro Cat will now prepare for it's journey north to Gladstone.