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Geraldton Seafarers Mental Health Win
Posted June 22, 2021 Geraldton Seafarers Mental Health Win

Many of the 5000 seafarers who visit Geraldton Port each year are now keeping connected to friends and family thanks to free WIFI provided by Seafarers Connect and port operator Mid West Ports Authority.

Public Information Sessions
Posted June 8, 2021 Public Information Sessions

Mid West Ports Authority is planning to remove naturally accumulated sediment from within the commercial harbour and shipping channel in order to maintain safe navigational depths.

Cyclone Seroja update
Posted April 13, 2021 Cyclone Seroja update

Update following Tropical Cyclone Seroja

Clean-up operations of minor oil spill completed
Posted February 13, 2021 Clean-up operations of minor oil spill completed

Clean-up operations have concluded

Shipping to resume
Posted February 12, 2021 Shipping to resume

Shipping will resume on Berth 6 after a minor oil spill was successfully contained.

Minor oil spill contained to Berth 5
Posted February 11, 2021 Minor oil spill contained to Berth 5

A minor oil spill identified earlier this morning in the Geraldton Harbour has been contained to Berth 5.

Mid West Ports Authority respond to minor oil spill
Posted February 11, 2021 Mid West Ports Authority respond to minor oil spill

Mid West Ports Authority (MWPA) is responding to a minor oil spill inside the Geraldton Harbour this morning (11 February).

Barkly Pearl update
Posted February 2, 2021 Barkly Pearl update

The Barkly Pearl left the Port of Geraldton on Saturday 02 January 2021.

CEO resignation
Posted February 1, 2021 CEO resignation

MWPA Chief Executive Officer Dr Rochelle Macdonald has resigned.

Community grants program opens doors in Mid West
Posted January 29, 2021 Community grants program opens doors in Mid West

MWPA announces 2020/21 grants recipients.

Barkly Pearl Update
Posted January 8, 2021 Barkly Pearl Update

Mid West Ports Authority has been advised that the loading operation of Barkly Pearl on to the heavy lift ship Falcon was successful overnight.

Second tug arrives in style
Posted January 5, 2021 Second tug arrives in style

Svitzer Abrolhos arrives at the Port of Geraldton

Barkly Pearl update
Posted January 1, 2021 Barkly Pearl update

MWPA advises that final approvals have been received by AMSA for the heavy lift operation of the Barkly Pearl on to the vessel, Falcon.

Mid West Ports Authority Community Grants Program now open
Posted December 1, 2020 Mid West Ports Authority Community Grants Program now open

2020-21 Community Grants Round now open.

MV Barkly Pearl
Posted November 3, 2020 MV Barkly Pearl

Mid West Ports Authority (MWPA) has been advised that livestock carrier MV Barkly Pearl has sustained hull damage and has been directed to take safe harbour at the Port of Geraldton.

Toilets unveiled at Geraldton Fishing Boat Harbour
Posted August 14, 2020 Toilets unveiled at Geraldton Fishing Boat Harbour

Mid West Ports Authority (MWPA) has injected another $175,000 into the local economy with the completion of a new public toilet facility at Geraldton’s Fishing Boat Harbour.

Mid West Ports Harbours social changes
Posted July 31, 2020 Mid West Ports Harbours social changes

Mid West Ports are leading by example in what workplaces can do to prevent family violence in the community

Mid West Ports Community Grants Program
Posted July 7, 2020 Mid West Ports Community Grants Program

Mid West Ports Authority recently finalised its grants recipients for the 2019/20 financial year.

Roadmap to recovery
Posted May 25, 2020 Roadmap to recovery

MWPA has released a Beyond COVID-19 Recovery Plan

International Workers’ Day
Posted April 30, 2020 International Workers’ Day

Ships in ports around the world will sound their horns at 12 noon local time on Friday to celebrate and recognise the 1.2 million seafarers

COVID - 19 Update 27 April 2020
Posted April 27, 2020 COVID - 19 Update 27 April 2020

Latest information on Geraldton Port's response to COVID - 19 as of 27 April, 2020.

COVID - 19 Update 31 March
Posted March 31, 2020 COVID - 19 Update 31 March

Latest information on Geraldton Port's response to COVID - 19 as of 31 March, 2020.

Mid West Coronavirus case media release
Posted March 24, 2020 Mid West Coronavirus case media release

MWPA Chief Executive not linked to confirmed Mid West Coronavirus case

COVID - 19 Update 23 March
Posted March 23, 2020 COVID - 19 Update 23 March

Latest information on Geraldton Port's response to COVID - 19 as of 23 March, 2020.

COVID - 19 Update 20 March
Posted March 20, 2020 COVID - 19 Update 20 March

Latest information on Geraldton Port's response to COVID - 19 as of 20 March, 2020.

Minimising the impact of COVID - 19 on Geraldton Port
Posted March 19, 2020 Minimising the impact of COVID - 19 on Geraldton Port

During the past few days extensive steps have been taken around the world, including Australia, to minimize the impacts and spread of COVID-19.

Accomplished maritime professional arrives
Posted March 4, 2020 Accomplished maritime professional arrives

Mid West Ports Authority (MWPA) is excited to welcome a highly accomplished and experienced maritime industry professional to its executive team in mid March 2020.

Port quarantines Coronavirus risk
Posted February 6, 2020 Port quarantines Coronavirus risk

MWPA has implemented procedures to manage recent outbreak of Coronavirus

New tug names announced
Posted December 16, 2019 New tug names announced

We've selected the winners of our Tug Naming Competition

Name your Tugs Competition
Posted November 6, 2019 Name your Tugs Competition

Help name Geraldton's Ports new fleet of Tug Boats

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