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Mourilyan Ship Loader

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Project: Mourilyan Ship Loader
Location: Innisfail, QLD
Client: Queensland Sugar Limited
Value: $170,000
Start Date: Jun 2013
Finish Date: Jul 2013
Project Description: The Port of Mourilyan is located South of Innisfail in North Queensland, exporting raw sugar and molasses from the Innisfail, Babinda, Tully and Atherton Tableland sugar growing districts.

It comprises of onshore sugar and molasses handling and storage facilities, utilising a single shiploader and associated wharf, located within a picturesque sheltered natural harbour.

Mastertec were engaged by Queensland Sugar Limited to repaint the shiploader as part of the ports maintenance program.

Mastertec provided scaffolding of the shiploader to provide access for cleaning, blasting and painting.

In preparation for painting, the area was degreased and cleaned, heavy deposits of grease were removed from the pulleys, steelwork and wire ropes, then all electrical components were detached from the structural steel.

The entire structure was encapsulated to ensure all dust and overspray was contained.

Key Statistics

Peak Personnel: 10
TRIFR: 0
Surface Area: 315m2
Tonnes of Scaffold: 30
Manhours: 824

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