Project

Brisbane River Ferry Operations

PROJECT STATUS
Operational
Brisbane River Ferry Operations

The Brisbane River Ferry Operations contract is for the operation of the Brisbane River ferry services, including the CityCat, CityHopper and Cross River Ferry networks, and the maintenance of the vessels and associated infrastructure. The contract involves the operation of a fleet comprising 31 vessels for an initial 10 year term, with an option to extend the contract for an additional 5 years based on performance.

Key Dates

Sep 2019 RFT Open
Nov 2019 RFT Close
Jun 2020 Contract Award
Nov 2020 Expected services commencement

Procurement

Successful Tenderer: RiverCity Ferries, a subsidiary of SeaLink.

PROJECT HISTORY

Jun 2020 RiverCity Ferries, one of SeaLink Travel Group's subsidiaries was awarded the $390 million contract. SeaLink’s services are expected to commence in November 2020 for an initial 10 year term, with a five year extension option.
Estimated Total Cost
(2020)
Sector
Other Transport
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement | Service Contract |
Location
Queensland |
Infrastructure Australia status
Not considered
Resources
Media releases
2020/06/29