Port of Melbourne Upgrade Works

  • The Port Capacity Upgrade Project reconfigured Webb Dock at the Port of Melbourne into a world-class international container handling facility capable of handling over 1 million containers per annum. 
  • Austral’s works comprised the installation of over 10,000 tonnes of steel foundation and retaining structures for the new port facility. 
  •  1150 lineal metre combi-wall comprised of 1500mm DIA tubular steel piles <42m long & AZ26-700 sheet piles <20m long 
  • 306no. 1200mm DIA 1:4 raked piles <41m long 
  • 900 l/m of vinyl sheet pile wall 
  • Piles installed using Austral Sennebogen 6100 HD-XLR piling rig & Banut 655 piling rig, supported by 280t and 180t crawler cranes. 

The Project