Port recognised as eco-friendly

September 21, 2023 9:13 am in by

The Port of Devonport has been certified by EcoPorts, a worldwide environmental and sustainability standard.

It’s Tasmania’s first port to receive the acknowledgement and the third in Australia behind Newcastle and Geelong.

Tasports has signed a charter with the Spirit of Tasmania and Hazell Brady to protect the local environment during construction of the 240 million QuayLink project at East Devonport.

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It also plans to achieve EcoPorts accreditation for ports at Burnie, Hobart and Bells Bay this financial year.