Bass Island Line (BIL) is providing a safe and reliable shipping service for the King Island community.

We operate between King Island and mainland Tasmania and provide transhipment options between Melbourne and King Island.

BIL started operating in April 2017. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the State owned company, Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd (TasPorts).

At BIL we are committed to the safety and security of our people, cargo and infrastructure. Our systems and processes meet all relevant local, national and international requirements.

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