Port Botany Expansion
The port of Port Botany has undergone a major expansion of its container port facilities in order to cater for long term trade growth.
The expansion project included:
- The design, construction, procurement and eventual awarding to Hutchison Port Holdings of the 3rd Stevedore contract. Operations commenced in 2014.
- A grade separation on Penrhyn Road. This elevated two lane roundabout, provides a safer and more efficient operational environment in Port Botany.
- Banksia Street Pedestrian Overpass - Sydney Ports constructed an elevated pedestrian bridge over the Port Botany freight rail line at Banksia Street to ensure the safety of Botany residents.
The Port Botany Expansion Project featured:
- 1,850 metres of additional wharf face for five extra shipping berths
- 60 hectares of reclaimed terminal land
- deep water berths with depths of up to 16.5 metres
- dredging of approximately 7.8 million cubic metres of fill material to create shipping channels and berth boxes
- dedicated road access to the new terminal area
- additional rail sidings to provide rail access to the new terminal area
- additional tug berths and facilities
- rehabilitation and expansion of Penrhyn Estuary to create a secure estuarine environment
- community facilities including boat ramp, look outs and pathways.
For any queries related to the Port Botany Expansion project please phone 1300 922 524 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.