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Capabilities Statement

Capabilities Statement

Tug & Barge Marine Contractors

Fodico Marine Group Pty Ltd (FMG) own a variety of inshore and offshore vessels, currently we are heavily involved in the LNG Industry, providing everything from RoRo Landing Barges (LCTs) for the delivery of heavy equipment to small work/crew boats for passenger transfers. We presently deliver bulk fuel, water and cargo to the LNG sites on Curtis Island, Gladstone Australia. Our tugs are involved in the construction of load out facilities at these sites.

FMG also routinely undertake bed-levelling works for port operators throughout the East Coast of Australia and the Gulf as well as providing marine services to the Bureau of Meteorology and the Defence Forces.

  • All marine cargo logistics
  • Dredging
  • Piling
  • Rock Dumping
  • Pipe Laying
  • Heavy Lifting/Cranage
  • Oceanographic Surveying
  • Geotechnical Surveying
  • Supply Boat Services
  • Subsea Installation
  • Waterfront Offices
  • Private pontoons and berths
  • Industrial undercover storage
  • Hardstand area
  • Bulk Car Parking and ramps
  • Industrial sized sheds

FMG has also recently purchased the Gladstone Marine Centre situated waterfront. This large well established facility comprises several marine related tenants and additional office space and workshops. Stage One of re-development comprises additional pontoons and berths, plus an all purpose barge ramp. Dry boat hardstand and undercover storage are available here also.


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Fodico forms part of the Fodico Marine Group which is a tight and successful integration of three Queensland companies also including East Coast Maritime and Hydro-Tow. The combined marine personnel experience and more than two dozen vessel and barges make the group suitable for almost any marine operation.

The Marine Group workforce comprises between 40 and 90 personnel depending on operations.

Fodico Marine Group under take operations on the East Coast of Australia, PNG and New Zealand. Based in Central Queensland, Gladstone vessels in BV Class are able to be quickly deployed in outer waters.

Previous clients and project

Include; APLNG/Laing O’Rourke, QCLNG, GLNG, John Holland, Thiess, Gladstone Area Water Board, Australian Army, Bureau of Meteorology

Management Systems and Risk Management

Fodico has developed policies for Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Management and these are orchestrated through the company’s Business Management System.

The Business Management System and the Fodico SHEQ Management Plan identifies relevant hazards, procedures and control measures that aim to exceed legislative requirements and provide a safe workplace for all personnel. It profiles the organisational structure, resources, systems and methods that will be enacted on Fodico Projects. Additional HSE issues which may arise and have not been specifically covered in the system will be immediately addressed in the consultation with Client Project and Site Management.

These systems have been approved and registered with third party accreditation body Global Group and meet the standards of ISO 9001; ISO 14001, ISO 45001.


Fodico’s vessels are all covered by Hull and Machinery Insurance as well as a Protection and Indemnity Policy.

Fodico’s work force is covered with Queensland WorkCover for our Worker’s Compensation and also supplies an Income Protection Policy for all full time employees.

Industry Association & Corporate Responsibility

Company Personnel stay up to date with developments and exchanges information through local area industry bodies such as; The Marine Operators Group Gladstone, MSQ Monthly Safety Forum, HSE Alliance Gladstone, Gladstone Engineering Alliance.

Fodico proudly sponsors many local not-for-profit charities and community groups, fundraising events and local sporting groups plus those services requiring additional assistance for critical equipment such as the local hospital.