In December the Lloyd Don Carlos visited the Port of Brisbane. At 334m in length and 42m beam she is capable of carrying 8533 containers. Brisbane Marine Pilots was very pleased to have been able to again successfully collaborate with Maritime Safety Queensland and the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd to ensure risks associated in bringing vessels of this size to the Port are safely managed. Vessels of this size will become more common place on the Australian Coast in the coming years. Brisbane Marine Pilots is committed to assisting in ensuring Brisbane remains at the forefront in terms of Australian port capabilities to accommodate such vessels, now and into the future.