“Boom Town” – MIPEC tugs steal the show in Boom Town production.

This was the headlines after the first nights production of the much anticipated production. MIPEC was proud to be able to offer crewed vessels for Queensland Music Festivals production that saw crowds of thousands flock to the marina shores to… Read more

MIPEC Receives Accreditation from DNV

MIPEC are now proud to announce that after an extensive process, with positive input and effort from all staff members, we have now received accreditation for the following standards: ISO 9001 ISO 14001 OHSAS 18001 AS/NZS 4801 This is certainly… Read more

Boilermaker is MIPEC’s first technical college graduate

MIPEC is celebrating the graduation of its first apprentice from Gladstone’s technical college. Nick Lindley completed his boilermaker apprenticeship last week and is the first of four apprentices the marine company is supporting at the college. Safety, health and environment… Read more

Mindset on manufacturing needs to change: executive

ARE we still a country that makes things? The answer is yes, but only just. Gladstone has a higher dependency on manufacturing for jobs than most of Australia. Apart from the major manufacturers of the aluminium industry, the town also… Read more

New tug from MIPEC for Gladstone Harbour launched

AT THE back of a boat builder’s yard at Gladstone Marina one pusher tug is about to embark on its first voyage of a few hundred metres. The Sunday morning sun peaks above the clouds as MIPEC crews hurry to… Read more

MIPEC shows what Gladstone can achieve

It was a joy watching MIPEC’s second tug enter the water yesterday because, apart from what it said about the people who built her, the new vessel told us something about Gladstone. This is a region where people achieve great… Read more

MIPEC purchases three new landing craft

After successfully operating the three landing craft in the Gladstone Harbour for a 12 month period MIPEC has decided that the “Karribi”, “Kaleen” and the “Kogarah” will now call Gladstone home and have purchased these three vessels. With an average… Read more

“Sledgehammer” nears completion

Main engines are currently being installed with the final fit out expected to be completed during the month of January, MIPEC are eagerly awaiting the launch of their second “hammer” class tug. This design was completed in house by MIPEC… Read more

MIPEC successfully replaces G2 Beacon

MIPEC have recently replaced the damage G2 beacon located in the Gladstone Harbour. The project was completed for MSQ and was completed before schedule and without any harm to the environment. The works were completed utilising a jack up barge… Read more