Peter La Rose
ITEM 1. WELCOME
BY THE CHAIR, APOLOGIES & CONFIRMATION OF
all in attendance.
ITEM 2. CONFIRMATION
OF DRAFT MINUTES MEETING 10 August, 2006
Robin: Draft minutes confirmed.
ITEM 3: REPORTS
TERMINALS PTY LTD
Presented by Peter La Rose
Terminals Pty Ltd Operations Report. Stated it has been a quiet period for
shipping and road tankers.
has signed off CUTEP (Clean Up To the Extent Practicable) for East Side.
audit conducted by Frank Fleer, results were very good.
where do the trucks weigh in and out?
Markets at present until decision made regarding weighbridge on site. We have another
option for the weighbridge, PoMC having vetoed our other proposals at publicly
available sites. We may be forced to put the new weighbridge on our site so
therefore it would not be available for public use.
is on track and very good effort so far this year.
regarding product freezing in hose whilst shipping operations underway proved
to be a communication problem. Terminals raising at shipping meetings
stipulating crew must be able to communicate adequately in English. The ships
are fronting their English speaking crew member on first to complete the check
sheets but later in the transfer they change over shifts, with crews that are
unable to speak English. It is getting to the point now where if there is no
English speaking crew member available we will be stopping the transfer.
bears the cost?
surveyor would then control discharge on behalf of crew.
has always got a surveyor who is capable of taking over discharge.
incident still under investigation, but all Terminals procedures adhered to.
– 1 export and client are investigating a local market. Currently trials
being undertaken at Huntsman.
put in a bid to buy a terminal at Mackay but were unsuccessful.
Deborah: How do you bid
in those circumstances?
is done by tender. Everyone bidding signs a confidentiality agreement, then
look at the information provided and costs it. It is interesting that
Terminals is looking to grow in the future. Mackay is booming due to all
mining activity in area.
Geelong is about to commission Butadiene sphere ready for product due later
ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AUTHORITY
Presented by Quentin Cooke
Island sewer and progress, construction was meant to be completed
last month. System now exists and ready. Was expecting
that Terminals would be attached at this date.
proposal from Terminals regarding installing ground water
recovery trench at Plant B.
in a number of activities at Geelong site with Jim Clements,
works approval for Bitumen./ Successful in getting an amendment
bill thru the state government – 15 aspects to it which
gives the authority new powers.
main aims in the environmental field are:-
· Green house effect
· Global warming
· New bill allows us to focus on non traditional aspects such as
electricity usage or water usage
· Aiming to target large energy and water usage
· Ban on plastic bags
Quentin for his report.
CITY OF MARIBYRNONG
Presented by Theo Pykoulas
much more has been divulged to council by the Port authority on their land
purchases and plans.
George: Old Bentley
Complex site being knocked down on Coode and was committee aware of this
closing down. The land appears to be going to be added into P&O Ports
container park. Terminals have purchased 3 tanks for Geelong. The tanks are
going to be placed on a barge and floated to Geelong.
if they are not a Major Hazard facility do they require works
really not interested in Tallow.
about Bio Diesel
says it is going well and does not know anything more at this
ITEM 4: ACTION
Deferred to next meeting.
ITEM 5: COMBINED
COODE ISLAND FORUM
has prepared a draft of points. Larger community forum.
case why we need it. We should have 3 joint meetings of users
attended by community representatives.
order to achieve this we need to have CICCC agree that this is
a good idea.
· 3 joint meetings a year
· Interested groups attend
· Talk to authorities and port users
if that is the direction we would like to go.
whole land issue which is wider than Terminals. Wanted to keeping
going with our own forums. Need a strategy to overcome
need to provide the community with more information relevant
to the use of the port.
thing to do and strongly in favour.
exactly the same. The proposal brilliant.
it on the basis to have the regulators to attend and cover all bases
and therefore they would not need to attend individual meetings.
of Melbourne already have Port Community Forum.
but it is port-wide. This proposal is just for Coode Island users.
it would not happen as in the past Port of Melbourne Authority
have resisted vehemently.
do we approach the MCG to gain their support to attend a meeting.
we as a committee unanimously support the proposal.
support was expressed. The next step is for George to approach Marstel and see
if they are I agreement.
ITEM 6: NEWLETTER
(DISCUSSION ON DRAFT)
I saw emails back I was annoyed and I apologise for return
should be one part clearly attributed to Terminals and
2nd part clearly attributed to CICCC.
do we prepare something from what we have already. We will
give all information collected so far to Karen at Clifton Consulting
and allow her to make it a little shorter. With a few changes
what has already been prepared by Karen it would be good.
hints bit at end remove.
will cull items.
the language was overly complicated.
it be okay to have Karen ring each member. All agreed.
logical piece of work needs to be done.
the material from the CICCC, we need one sentence from each individual providing
biographical material, and then some general discussion on the following:
· Why the community felt that CICCC important and worth joining.
· Issues after fire.
· Coode Island why community wanted it relocated
· Long term leases – progressive improvement
· Comments about what we still want to see
Happy to have a
list of topics and put to Karen and see what she thinks.
Week to prepare
– Friday 19th October, 2006. Get a package of information
together and give it to Carlo to pass onto Karen Sherlock.
ITEM 7: NEW
presented report on intended new security system to be installed
at Coode Island.
· Making system electronic – remote
· More improved
· Replaces manpowered security guard
· Video cameras around perimeter of 2 sites
· Microphonic wires around perimeter
· Video feed to contract security company
· Duty Managers can access same vision via internet
· All alarms will go thru to security company
· Will be given protocol to follow
· Out of hours coverage
· Nitrogen deliveries – key pad
· Mobile patrols – twice
Port also has their own security on river and road.
think it is an excellent proposal.
to have commissioned by Christmas.
one camera goes down does if affect the others?
camera’s individually cabled.
Paul for his report.
ITEM 8: OTHER
National Industrial Chemicals
Notification & Assessment Scheme – Community engagement forum.
not get along to meeting itself but received documentation.
Group chemicals into 3 lots.
give an update next year at the February meeting.
OESC website design
website design – drew to committee members attention.
the border disposal in NSW.
were thinking of waste disposal via the combustor.
– likely to turn combustor into hazardous waste incinerator.
see why it wouldn’t work. Going to run a trial with water first
then waste water. At the moment a lot of energy going to waste.
Combustor at present being underutilized. If it works out will
put a proposal to the EPA.
the big price increase for waste disposal other options have to
be looked at.
disposal is going to be even more expensive in the future.
trial is properly controlled cannot see a problem with proposal.
waste generated on site in BASGAS in Port Campbell
already being used.
previous minutes stated that combustor would not be used as an
incinerator and acknowledges at time was spoken with sincerity.
all underground drains. Bunds graded to allow for drainage
into sediment traps in pit.
George: Once sewer
is connected first flush then skim and pump to sewer.
at a site inspection February 22nd, 2007 5:00 pm meet at site.
an Open Day in March 2007.
SCHEDULED MEETING: 14 December, 2006
dates for 2007 – 22 February, 17 May, 19 July, 20 September, 22
MEETING CLOSED: 9:00 PM