Brisbane Marine Park Boatshed Construction

Key capabilities: Specialised commercial, industrial, & municipal buildings
Project location: Hemmant, Queensland
Client name: Brisbane Marine Industry Park
Project duration: September 2007 – February 2008
Project value: $1.1 Million

About the project

Brisbane Marine Industry Park (BMIP) has been in operation since 1995. Operating on a 40 Hectare site located at Hemmant BMIP incorporates thirty marine orientated businesses working to service, manufacture, operate and maintain Brisbane’s marine services.

Due to the expansion of works a new boatshed was required. The new boatshed enables BMIP to operate regardless of the weather.

Project scope

  • Pensar, through consultation with BMIP, were able to arrange all building approvals and final certification
  • Construction of a unique 900m2 structure steel structure
  • The structure was designed using tapered portal frame beams which allowed the unique arch shape to be achieved
  • On completion BMIP now incorporates a total of 2,620m2 of covered area within its 300 tonne shipping precinct with this shed being the first of many more.

Innovations & highlights

  • Project delivered on schedule including design and construction
  • Unique, purpose-built structure with an arched design
  • Project involved design and installation of raft and pad footings to support new steel framing
  • Tapered welded beams created the 17m high arch structure with purlin battens for cladding installation
  • Motorised curtain installed to help maintain ventilation to the space