Update 75

Fender works progressing well

Installing the new fenders

Installation of the new steel brackets and fenders in Grassy is now 50% complete

Installation on the southern side of the wharf has finished and works on the northern side will begin next week, weather permitting.

Preparation works for the installation of pre-cast concrete kerbs and new fenders has also commenced.

These works will improve the berthing facilities and improve safety for staff and other port users.

Installed fenders on the southern side of the wharf.

 What is the agent’s role?

BIL has two agents, Tasmanian Cargo Services and Jim McKenzie Agencies.

Tasmanian Cargo Services are BIL’s agent for cargo, originating from either Geelong or Devonport.

As an agent Tasmanian Cargo Services handle customer bookings, communications and the logistics of moving cargo as well as other ship agency responsibilities.

The role also includes coordinating with the stevedores on the load plans for the ship and handling documents for cargo originating from the ports.

Jim McKenzie Agencies are BIL’s agent for cargo originating from King Island to Geelong or Devonport.

Jim McKenzie Agencies’ key role is handling customer bookings, documentation, enquiries and assisting with the logistics of moving cargo.


Agents contact details are:

Tasmanian Cargo Services

146 Wilson Street, Burnie, Tasmania 7320

P: 03 6432 2990  E: tcs@tascargo.com.au


Jim McKenzie Agencies

2 Shaw Street (PO Box 210)  Currie, King Island, Tasmania 7256 P: 03 6462 1415 E: info@curriecargoes.com


BIL website

A full schedule showing both departure and arrival days is available to view on the BIL website.

Visit https://www.bassislandline.com.au/


Bass Island Line Update 75