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Stradbroke Island Artificial Reef

13 August 2018

PMG have commenced construction of 38 artificial reef modules which are to be installed off the Northern shores of North Stradbroke Island, Brisbane.  These ...

PMG's New Barges

07 August 2018

PMG has 2 new barges under construction at the moment. PMG124 is a heavy duty construction barge 120ft x 40ft x 10ft with a 20T/m2 deck rating. PMG151 is a heavy ...

Herbert River Rock Dumping

07 August 2018

PMG have recently returned from an interesting and challenging fresh water project on the Herbert River in Ingham. The project required us to place approximately ...

Cleveland Bay Purification Plant Ocean Outfall

27 July 2018

PMG has been making great progress on the Cleveland Bay Purification Plant Ocean Outfall. The work is being done for Monodelphous as part of their plant upgrade p...

Coral Sea Tsunamibuoys

15 June 2018

Our 31m utility vessel "PMG Pride" has been very busy of late - as always. The vessel underwent an extensive slipping and refit at PMG's own slipway - Mackay Ship...

Port Moresby Ocean Outfall Update

09 May 2018

Progress continues at a rapid pace for the POMSSUP Ocean Outfall Pipeline with site personnel fine tuning installation systems. Works are commencing on schedule f...

Port Moresby Ocean Outfall Pipeline Sinking - Diffuser String

29 March 2018

It was an early Easter Treat for our POMSSUP Ocean Outfall team this week with the sinking of the 240m full assembled diffuser string. This represents a significa...

Port Moresby Ocean Outfall Update

14 March 2018

Works in Port Moresby continue on the POMSSUP Ocean Outfall Construction with great support by PNG based companies and subcontractors. Hydrostatic testing of DN90...

Whitsunday Magic Removal

22 December 2017

In addition to the Tateyama Maru salvage, PMG have been busy in the Whitsundays with the removal of the 34m steel sailing vessel "Whitsunday Magic". This vessel h...

Tateyama Maru Removed From Water

22 December 2017

After successfully salvaging the Tateyama Maru from Gloucester Island in the Whitsundays earlier in the month, PMG have just completed removal of the vessel from ...

Norfolk Island Plane Salvage

20 December 2017

During 2015, PMG undertook the recovery of the flight recorders from an Israel Industries Westwind 1124A aircraft that had ditched at night in the ocean 5 km to t...

POMSSUP Coral Relocation PNG

20 December 2017

The recent coral relocation completed by PMG in PNG was the first stage of the POMSSUP Ocean Outfall Project. The requirement for this portion of the project was ...

AR Ford Final Voyage

14 December 2017

The end of an era was realised yesterday with PMG's very 1st tug, the "AR Ford", leaving Australia for good. She has been sold to Silentworld in the Solomons, who...

Tateyama Maru Salvage

07 December 2017

PMG have just returned from the successful salvage of the Tateyama Maru, which dragged anchor and washed up on a beach on Gloucester Island (Whitsundays) during C...

Loves Jetty Demolition - Mackay Port

23 November 2017

Pacific Marine Group have successfully completed demolition and deconstruction works at Loves Jetty in Mackay Harbour.  The scope tendered by North Queenslan...

Whitsundays Grouted Screw Moorings

12 October 2017

Pacific Marine Group’s recent Whitsunday Grouted Screw Mooring (GSM) Project for Dept. of National Parks Sport and Racing consisted of the installation of 4...

Hay Point Stacker Reclaimers Delivery Continues

10 October 2017

Work continues on the Hay Point Stacker Reclaimer Delivery job for our PMG Tarka, PMG 182, Swordfish and a dedicated crew of professionals who are working day and...

Abbot Point Stacker Reclaimer Delivery

09 October 2017

PMG have just completed barge delivery of a new 2000T modularised Stacker Reclaimer for Abbot Point. The modules were spread out over 5 bargeloads.The job has bee...

PMG181 off to Weipa

11 August 2017

Our Townsville marine facility crews have been kept busy the last couple of weeks fitting out PMG181 (a 54m x 18m flat top barge) to act as a grouting platform fo...

Hay Point Stacker Reclaimers Transport and Roll Off

11 August 2017

PMG have commenced barge movement of Stacker Reclaimer components between Mackay and Hay Point. The job involves acceptance of Stacker Reclaimer components up to ...

NQ Training Awards 2017 Winners

25 July 2017

Pacific Marine Group (PMG) is honoured to have received recognition of its commitment to the training and development of employees, being awarded the 2017 NQ Medi...

US Navy Support

25 July 2017

PMG have been kept busy lately, supporting offshore servicing of a number of US Navy ships visiting Townsville during June and July 2017 for the training exercise...

Ocean Outfall Contract Awarded

27 June 2017

PMG have signed a Design and Construct contract with Dai Nippon Construction for an ocean outfall associated with the new Port Moresby Sewerage System Upgrade (PO...

Abell Point Marina Rebuild

24 June 2017

Cyclone Debbie caused extensive damage through the Whitsundays. PMG have been involved on a number of fronts during the cleanup and rebuilding, with the largest o...

Grouted Screw Moorings in the Keppels

20 June 2017

We've just returned from another successful Grouted Screw Mooring installation campaign for Department of National Parks, Sports and Racing (DNPSR). This time thr...

Abbot Point MOF Completed

13 June 2017

PMG have recently completed construction of a new MOF (Materials Offloading Facility) at Abbot Point for North Queensland Bulk Ports. The project was a design and...

Palm Island Switchroom

01 June 2017

We recently completed a complex roll on / roll off job for Ergon. The project required delivery by barge (PMG150) of an oversized switchroom to Palm Island, and i...

28m ketch salvage

31 May 2017

PMG were awarded the contract to remove a 28m timber ketch from the Ross River in Townsville. The vessel had sunk at its moorings 11 months previous. PMG's job wa...

Cruise Whitsundays Pontoon Relocation / Moorings

11 October 2016

PMG have recently completed a number of upgrades to 2 x tourist pontoons operated by Cruise Whitsundays at Knuckle and Hardy Reefs off the Whitsundays. The works ...

Amrun Piling Complete

11 October 2016

PMG have been kept very busy on the Amrun Project in Weipa. We have successfully completed driving of 45 piles for the new river terminals. The new 3 gate piling ...

Port of Townsville Berth 6/7 Demolition Complete

13 June 2016

PMG have completed the Townsville Port Berths 6 and 7 demolition project at June 2016. All concrete deck and piles and superstructure were removed by November 20...

Amrun Project – Rio Tinto Weipa

13 June 2016

PMG have been very busy on Rio Tinto’s Amrun project (Weipa) for most of 2016. We have been working for a number of clients completing a range of tasks incl...

NQBP Offshore Works Packages - Weipa

20 January 2016

PMG have recently returned from another successful project in Weipa. We were working for 3 separate Government clients, with 3 separate work scopes. We...

Myrmidon Reef Tower

10 November 2015

PMG have successfully completed installation of AIMS' (Australian Institute of Marine Science) new tower at Myrmidon Reef - 70NM offshore Townsville. Workscope in...

Berth 6/7 Demolition Update

14 August 2015

The job continues to go well, with all of the conveyors / galleries / shiploader and concrete structure now removed, and the last of the piles being extracte...

Port of Townsville Berth 6 and 7 Demolition Update

29 May 2015

The project is progressing very well with all production, safety and quality targets being met or exceeded. The following progress has been made: Ship loader, ga...

Port of Townsville Berth 6 and 7 Demolition

27 May 2015

PMG have recently started an exciting project in Port of Townsville. We are demolishing 2 berths (6 and 7) which were constructed in 1910. The project will involv...

Fiji Tow

24 April 2015

Our 42T Bollard Pull ocean going tug "Tukang" recently returned from Fiji. The job was to transport a 24m ex. Army Landing Craft from Townsville to Toto...

Tsunami Buoy Deployment in the Tasman Sea

23 April 2015

On the 6th of March 2015 Pacific Marine Group's ever reliable and versatile offshore utility vessel PMG Pride departed Townsville to commence an exciting and chal...

Palm Island Jetty Upgrade

04 July 2014

PMG have just completed a successful upgrade to the Palm Island Jetty. A new pontoon was added to allow better access for ferry passengers, and aluminiu...

Goodbye PMG1

04 July 2014

Well a sad day has come - our 1st ever barge has been retired - and cut up for scrap. PMG1 has been with us since the start and we've done some great jobs with he...

Port Hedland Beacons

16 June 2014

We have recently completed an extensive refurbishment of 35 navigation aid beacons for the Port Hedland Port Authority (PHPA).  PHPA required ...

Yanks Jetty Completed

23 May 2014

There are some older news stories below detailing the work we were completing on Yanks Jetty in the Palm Group of islands. Here's a few pics of the structure comp...

Blast from the Past

22 May 2014

Here's a few pics from a job we did a few years ago at Eauripic Atoll out in the Pacific. 2100NM one way from Townsville. Captain Frank, Captain Matt and crew ste...

Manus Island Tow

21 May 2014

PMG recently returned from an urgent long range tow to Manus Island. The 42T Bollard Pull tug "Tukang" towed a 120ft flat top barge "PMG122", full of cargo, from ...

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