Marine borers attack a variety of timber in marine and brackish environments. These wood-boring organisms stem from two families including molluskan (e.g. shipworms, teredo “worms”) and crustacean (e.g. limnoriids). Vulnerability of timber to marine borer attack is heavily dependent on timber species and surface treatments. Read more.
Accelerated Low Water Corrosion (ALWC) is an aggressive form of corrosion that typically leads to steel thickness loss of 0.5 mm per year. This phenomenon has historically been identified at or below low-water level and is associated with microbially induced corrosion. Read more.
Port of Portland is a deep-water bulk port strategically located between the ports of Melbourne and Adelaide. The Port specialises in bulk commodities, particularly agricultural, forestry and mining products as well as aluminium and fertiliser. Read more.