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Barry Beach is a small service depot and port east of Melbourne for ships transporting food and equipment to the ExxonMobil’s oil and gas rigs and Origin Energy’s gas facilities in the Bass Straight off the Victorian coast. The shipping of supplies to rigs is contracted to Farstad Shipping ASA.  Farstad Shipping is a major international supplier of large, offshore support vessels. The company’s head quarters is located in Aalesund on the North West coast of Norway. The port also acts as a pick-up and delivery depot for small cargo vessels operating between Tasmania and Gippsland. Other interested parties linked to Barry Beach include BHP Billiton in partnership with ExxonMobil and Halliburton who are in partnership with Landmark. Halliburton and Landmark offer supply and instillation of onshore and offshore equipment.
Articles and resources
- ExxonMobil, "Barry Beach Marine Terminal", ExxonMobil wesbite, accessed March 2011.
- Department of Primary Industries, "Oil & Gas", Department of Primary Industries website, accessed March 2011.
- Farstad Shipping ASA, "Annual Report 2009", Farstad Shipping, March 2010, page 71.
- Farstad Shipping ASA, "Far Scandia", Farstad Shipping website, accessed March 2011.
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