Bunbury Facility

BERTHS 4, 6 & 8 INNER HARBOUR

The port of Bunbury is situated in the southwest corner of Western Australia, 170 road kilometres south of the state capital, Perth.

Bunbury is strategically located in the heart of Western Australia’s south west region, one of the growing economic areas of the State.

The region is rich in mineral sands mining, bauxite mining and alumina refining also woodchips production.

Alumina make up approx 70% of the ports exports followed by mineral sands and woodschips. All of the above have bulk shiploaders ranging from 1000 tonnes per hour to 2500 tonnes per hour.

Qube Bulk has a Port Services Agreement with the Bunbury Port Authority as the sole stevedore in the port. We have a workforce in total of 63 personnel.

We offer services in the form of:

  • Moorings at all berths 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8
  • Stevedoring at Outer Harbour berths 1 and 2.
  • Stevedoring at Inner Harbour berths 3, 5 and 8.
  • Maintenance contract with the Port for the shiploaders and operational conveyors at berth 1 and 8.

Berths

Outer Harbour

  • Berth 1 - 184m, wharf height 3.66m; depth alongside 9.1m;
  • Berth 2 - 184m, wharf height 3.66m; depth alongside 7.5m;

Inner Harbour

  • Berth 3 - 381m, wharf height 3.66m; depth alongside 12.2m;
  • Berth 4 - 123m, wharf height 3.66m; depth alongside 12.7m;
  • Berth 5 - 240m, wharf height 3.66m; depth alongside 12.2m;
  • Berth 6 - 123m, wharf height 3.66m; depth alongside 12.7m;
  • Berth 8 - 250m, wharf height 3.66m; depth alongside 12.2m;

Services

  • Mineral Sand Loading
  • Methanol Discharging
  • Woodchips Loading
  • Alumina Loading
  • Copper Concentrates

Area / Facilities

Outer Harbour

Berth 1

  • Load rate of 850 tonnes per hour (mineral sand)
  • Storage facility for mineral sand

Berth 2

  • 6 Methanol Storage tanks with 7,000 tonne capacity

Inner Harbour

Berth 3

  • Load rate of 1,000 tonnes per hour (woodchip)
  • Storage facility for woodchips

Berth 4

  • Load rate of 2,000 tonnes per hour (Alumina);
  • 3 Alumina Storage bins with 49,500 tonnes capacity each
  • Discharge rate of 3,000 tonnes per hour (Caustic Soda)
  • 1 Caustic Soda Storage Tank with 34,000 tonnes capacity

Berth 5

  • Single Large Storage facility for General bulk and breakbulk
  • Rail Spur

Berth 6

  • Load rate of 3,000 tonnes per hour (Alumina);
  • 3 Alumina Storage bins with 45,000 tonnes capacity each
  • Discharge rate of 3,000 tonnes per hour (Caustic Soda)
  • 2 Caustic Soda Storage Tank with 34,000 tonnes capacity each

Berth 8

  • Load rate of 2,000 tonnes per hour from storage sheds
  • Load rate of 1,500 tonnes per hour from Road Hoppers.
  • Bulk Storage Sheds