Environmentally Friendly Moorings

Existing moorings

Block and Tackle Buoy Moorings

Current moorings consist of blocks of concrete with chains attached. These are sometimes called 'Dump Weight and Chain Moorings'.

Photo: Josh Jensen, Marine Biologist and Underwater Cameraman

Mooring Research in other locations

Environmentally-friendly moorings trial in Moreton Bay: Final Report to SEQ Catchments (Report) (External Link)

Source: Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (2011), Environmentally-friendly moorings trials in Moreton Bay: Report to SEQ Catchments, Brisbane, Queensland.

These Environmentally Friendly Moorings are being used as the moorings currently in the Moreton Marine Park.