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Highly Commended for the Environment Award

Highly Commended for the Environment Award

26th February 2021

The Port of Townsville was Highly Commended for the Environment Award at the Daily Cargo News 2020 Shipping and Maritime Industry Awards.

Our entry outlined our dedication to environmental protection through a series of new and continuing sustainability strategies in 2019-20, including:

  • committing $17 million to environmental monitoring and mitigation strategies as part of the Channel Upgrade project
  • a $1 million investment in boundary air monitoring stations
  • the launch of our water quality and weather data dashboards on our website, and
  • the knowledge-sharing partnerships we are fostering with other organisations to enhance our understanding of the Cleveland Bay catchment area.