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Shipping & Marine Work

We support local shipping operations 365 days a year.

The majority of this work is conducted in Hay Point and Dalrymple Bay Anchorages near Mackay, however we often provide our helicopter services to the Abbot Point Anchorage off the coast of Bowen, Queensland. Whitsunday Helicopters has conducted in excess of 25,000 ship board landings. The Chief Pilot alone has amassed 10,000 ship landings, 500 of which are night boardings.


Shipping services include
  • Marine pilot transfers
  • Crew changes
  • Repatriation transfers
  • Emergency medical (Medivac) transfers
  • Replenishment of ship provisions
  • Slinging of ship spares and large items
  • Slinging of marine lubricants
  • Transfer of ship surveyors, engineers and technicians
  • Maintenance of offshore maritime installations/equipment
  • Day & Night, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year servicability 
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