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New Bruny Island ferries to be built in Tasmania

Tuesday 23 October 2018

SeaLink purchase MV Bowen to ensure immediate uplift in capacity for Bruny Island.   The first of two new vessels for the community of Bruny Island will be built by Richardson Devine Marine (RDM) in Tasmania,...
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SeaLink notes SA Government response to contract extension

Wednesday 17 October 2018

In 2015, SeaLink Travel Group Limited (SeaLink) requested that the South Australian Government consider extension of SeaLink’s existing arrangements for use of the port facilities at Cape Jervis and Penneshaw to underpin further investment by...
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SeaLink Travel Group announces full year result in a year of investing for future growth

Wednesday 22 August 2018

SeaLink set for 2019 leap in earnings  Highlights Record sales of $209.4m (up 4.0% from $201.4m in 2017) driven by the acquisition of Kingfisher Bay Resort Group on Fraser Island, new ferry services, and growth...
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MD Intention to Retire

Wednesday 22 August 2018

SeaLink’s Chairman, Andrew McEvoy, today announced that Mr Jeffrey Ellison has given notice of his intention to retire as Managing Director of the Company effective from SeaLink’s AGM in October 2019. Mr Ellison will remain...
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SeaLink Travel Group Appointed to Bruny Island Service

Thursday 28 June 2018

The Tasmanian Government today announced that SeaLink Travel Group Limited (SeaLink) has been appointed as the new operator of the Bruny Island Ferry Service. SeaLink has been awarded a contract to provide the ferry service...
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SeaLink launches Reconciliation Action Plan

Monday 4 June 2018

SeaLink Travel Group is proud to launch its first ever Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) 2018-2020 which is a commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the communities where the company works. SeaLink Chief...
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Response to report regarding a potential change of control proposal

Wednesday 23 May 2018

SeaLink Travel Group Limited (“SeaLink”) refers to a media report in the Australian Financial Review that it has received a proposal regarding a potential acquisition of SeaLink. SeaLink confirms that it received an unsolicited, confidential,...
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SeaLink celebrates completion of the acquisition of Kingfisher Bay Resort Group

Monday 26 March 2018

SeaLink Travel Group (ASX:SLK) (SeaLink) today announced the completion of the acquisition of the assets and operations of the Fraser Island Kingfisher Bay Resort Group (“KBRG”) on Fraser Island, Queensland, for $43 million from Cosmos...
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Captain Cook to operate first ever Sydney Fish Market ferry

Monday 26 March 2018

Captain Cook Cruises successfully began operations of their new fish market ferry service on Saturday 24 March 2018, just in time for the coming Easter weekend. The new route has also become the 12th stop...
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SeaLink Travel Group invest in UWAI Limited

Tuesday 20 March 2018

SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK, “SeaLink”) is pleased to announce two transactions with UWAI Limited, a tourism technology company incorporated in Hong Kong (“UWAI”). Strategic investment of US$2.5 million (A$3.2 million) investment in UWAI Limited,...
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SeaLink Travel Group announces interim results for half year ending 31 December 2017

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Highlights Financial Net Profit After Tax of $11.3m, on total income of $100.8m Sales & EBIT were lower due to: Closure of our Sydney Travel Agency: Weaker trading conditions in our Swan River WA services,...
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SeaLink acquires major iconic tourism attraction: Kingfisher Bay Resort Group on Fraser Island. Establishment of new SeaLink business hub in Brisbane.

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Summary Acquisition by SeaLink Travel Group Limited (SeaLink) of Kingfisher Bay Resort Group for $43.0m Kingfisher Bay Resort Group calendar year 2017 EBITDA of $7.9m, and EBIT of $5.8m, respectively EBITDA and EBIT acquisition multiples...
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SeaLink Appoints New Sales Representative in the New Zealand Market

Wednesday 7 February 2018

SeaLink Travel Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Wadsworth from Sunseeker Travel Marketing and Representation as their New Zealand Sales Representative.  Laura will continue to grow existing relationships and establish new ones...
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SeaLink Travel Group - Investor News And Presentation

Thursday 14 September 2017

Investor Presentation SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) (“SeaLink”) will today host an Investor morning on the MV Sydney 2000. COO AppointmentSeaLink is also pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Anthony Hayes as Chief Operating...
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SeaLink Travel Group Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Tuesday 12 September 2017

SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) (“SeaLink”) today announced the appointment of Mr Anthony Hayes as Chief Operating Officer. Mr Hayes comes to us with a vast tourism and transport background, most recently as CEO of...
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SeaLink Travel Group Announces Record Full Year Results

Wednesday 16 August 2017

Highlights Record sales of $201.4m (up 13.5% from $177.5m in 2016) driven by full year impact of business acquisitions and strong growth in tourism businesses Record Net Profit After Tax (NPAT) of $23.8m up 6.6%...
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SeaLink to commence Rottnest Island service in Western Australia

Monday 31 July 2017

SeaLink Travel Group Limited (SLK: ASX) (SeaLink) today announced it is expanding operations for Captain Cook Cruises in Western Australia by introducing services to Rottnest Island, commencing in November 2017. This announcement follows last week’s...
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SeaLink to operate first ever Manly to Barangaroo Fast Ferry

Wednesday 26 July 2017

SeaLink Travel Group Limited (SLK: ASX) (SeaLink) announces it is expanding operations on Sydney Harbour after the NSW State Government granted permission to commence operation of the ‘Barangaroo Fast Ferry’, the first ever direct ferry...
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SeaLink Announces New ICC Ferry Service On Sydney Harbour

Friday 30 June 2017

SeaLink Travel Group (SLK: ASX) (SeaLink) today announced it is expanding operations for Captain Cook Cruises in Sydney after the NSW State Government granted permission for a new ferry service to and from the International...
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SeaLink Appointed Initial Integration Partner On Opal Project

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Captain Cook Cruises’ customers are set to experience the tap-on convenience of Opal on its commuter ferry services after the NSW Government announced plans to expand the card to private ferry operators, with Captain Cook...
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Appointment Of Chief Financial Officer

Wednesday 30 November 2016

SeaLink Travel Group (SLK: ASX) (SeaLink) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Andrew Muir as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective 9 January 2017. Mr Muir is a Chartered Accountant and holds a...
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SeaLink Travel Group Announces Strong Full Year Result

Thursday 11 August 2016

Highlights 141% increase in underlying NPAT from $9.6 million to $23.1 million (before expenses related to acquisitions) Record result aided by acquisition of the Gladstone and South East Queensland and organic growth in pre-acquisition businesses...
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Notice Regarding SeaLink Travel Group - MD Share Sale

Thursday 17 March 2016

SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) (SeaLink) (the Company) confirms that the Company’s Managing Director, Jeff Ellison, announced a change in his shareholding in the Company, as set out in the Change in Director’s Interest Notice...
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SeaLink Confirms Inclusion In ASX300

Friday 11 March 2016

SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) today confirmed it will be included in the S&P/ Dow Jones ASX300 index following the latest quarterly re-balancing of the index. The inclusion is effective after the close of trading...
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Acquisition Of Captain Cook Cruises Western Australia

Wednesday 24 February 2016

SEALINK EXPANDS OPERATIONS TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA SeaLink to acquire 100% of Captain Cook Cruises in Western Australia Purchase price of $12 million Acquisition to be funded through existing undrawn bank facilities SeaLink marine fleet to...
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SeaLink Travel Group Announces Strong Interim Result

Tuesday 16 February 2016

Highlights Acquisition of Transit Systems marine businesses and successful capital raising NPAT of $8.6m for 1HFY16, 82% ahead of 1HFY15 of $4.7m Underlying earnings per share of 10.4 cents, 68% ahead of 1HFY15 earnings per...
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SeaLink Appoints New Non-Executive Director

Wednesday 13 January 2016

SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) (SeaLink) today announced the appointment of Ms. Andrea Staines as a Non-Executive Independent Director. Ms. Staines has extensive experience in the transport sector and is a former CEO of Australian...
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Completion Of The Acquisition Of Transit Systems Marine

Friday 6 November 2015

ASX ANNOUNCEMENT SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) today announced the completion of the acquisition of Transit Systems Marine business for $125 million. Managing Director, Jeff Ellison said that the acquisition was transformational for SeaLink as...
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​SLK ASX Announcement

Wednesday 28 October 2015

A story in today’s media reports that SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) has held discussions with the Little Group on a new ferry service into Melbourne. SeaLink advises that it is yet to hold detailed...
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SeaLink Director Lucy Hughes Turnbull To Retire From Board

Friday 23 October 2015

SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) (SeaLink or Company) today announced that Deputy Chair, Lucy Hughes Turnbull would not be offering herself for re-election at the Company’s Annual General meeting to be held on 27th October...
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SeaLink AGM Update – Resolutions Withdrawn

Wednesday 21 October 2015

Since the notice of meeting for the AGM was prepared by SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK), the Company has substantial increase in the Company’s share price. Adopting a conservative approach, in the interest of transparency...
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Acquisition Of Transit Systems Marine Business And Capital Raising

Friday 18 September 2015

SEALINK TO BECOME LARGEST MARINE TOURISM AND TRANSPORT COMPANY IN AUSTRALIA SeaLink Travel Group Limited to acquire 100% of the Transit Systems Marine business, including the renowned Stradbroke Ferries • Purchase price of $125 million...
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Financial Results For The Year Ended 30th June 2015

Wednesday 19 August 2015

SEALINK TRAVEL GROUP LTD FINANCIAL RESULT FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30TH JUNE 2015 Highlights Record sales for all business units. 21% increase in underlying NPAT of $9.6 million (before due diligence expenses related to a...
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SeaLink South Australia, Silver Winner At Australian Tourism Awards

Monday 13 April 2015

South Australian success story SeaLink has won a silver medal at the Australian Tourism Award, cementing its position as one of the nation’s leading Tour and Transport companies. Announced at a gala dinner at the...
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SeaLink Results Of Special General Meeting

Tuesday 24 March 2015

SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) announces that the resolution relating to the purchase of two new vessels received overwhelming approval from shareholders at the Special General Meeting held today. The “MV Palm Cat” and the...
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SeaLink Appoints New Chairman

Tuesday 24 March 2015

The Board of Directors of the SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) today announced the appointment of Mr Andrew McEvoy as its new Non-Executive Chair, effective 01 July 2015. He is currently a Non-Executive Director. Mr...
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​Kangaroo Island Stars In New Best Backyard Campaign

Sunday 15 February 2015

Locals are being encouraged to enjoy an island getaway at home as the spotlight of the South Australian Tourism Commission’s popular Best Backyard campaign turns on Kangaroo Island. SA success story SeaLink has thrown its...
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SeaLink Travel Group Announces Strong Interim Results

Friday 6 February 2015

Highlights NPAT of $4.7m for 1HFY15, was 37% ahead of 1HFY14 of $3.4m. Removing ASX Listing costs in 2014, NPAT was an increase of 15% on normalised NPAT of $4.1m for 1HFY14. EBITDA of $9.3m,...
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SeaLink Expands Sydney Habour Fleet

Tuesday 3 February 2015

SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) today announced the expansion of its Sydney Harbour fleet, with the acquisition of two 300 passenger, high speed vessels purchased this week. The ferries will be used by SeaLink’s Captain...
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SeaLink Director Bill Spurr AO

Saturday 24 January 2015

Major role in promoting SA - Bill Spurr AO BILL SPURR has worked his way from lowly cadet to an influential and widely respected role in the state’s tourism and education success during a 50-...
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SeaLink Turns 25

Tuesday 2 December 2014

Twenty five years ago SeaLink began, taking over the Philanderer III ferry service to Kangaroo Island. Today SeaLink Travel Group is a multi-million dollar publicly listed company which owns businesses across Australia, including iconic Captain...
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Fourth New Generation Vessel Joins Captain Cook Cruises Fleet

Monday 1 December 2014

SeaLink Travel Group has added a fourth state of the art $2.6 million catamaran to its Captain Cook Cruises fleet, with the launch today in Sydney of Violet McKenzie.  Fuel efficient, eco-friendly, and equipped with...
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SeaLink Travel Group (ASX Code: SLK) Notice Of Annual General Meeting 2014

Friday 3 October 2014

Notice is hereby given that the SeaLink Travel Group Limited Annual General Meeting of Shareholders will be held at Adelaide Town Hall, 128 King William Street, Adelaide, South Australia on Thursday, 6th November, 2014 at...
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SeaLink Appoints Commercial Director

Monday 15 September 2014

SeaLink Travel Group (SLK) today announced the appointment of Michael Hughes as Commercial Director, responsible for identifying and securing new business and acquisition opportunities. The new role as part of SeaLink’s senior management team will...
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Financial Result For The Year Ended 30 June 2014

Thursday 21 August 2014

SeaLink Travel Group has released its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2014.  
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SeaLink CEO Wins Central Region 2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (Listed Award) Honour

Friday 25 July 2014

SeaLink Travel Group is proud to announce its Managing Director and CEO Jeff Ellison was last night named Central Region’s 2014 EY Entrepreneur of The Year, in the ‘Listed award’ category. The prestigious EY Entrepreneur...
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Third New Generation Vessel Joins Captain Cook Cruises Fleet

Tuesday 8 July 2014

SeaLink Travel Group has added a third state of the art $2.6 million catamaran to its Captain Cook Cruises fleet, with the launch today in Sydney of Annabelle Rankin. The new generation, 24metre Rocket catamaran,...
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KI SeaLink Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate Of Excellence For 1 Day Kangaroo Island Tour Experience

Monday 23 June 2014

Recognised as a Top Performing Attraction as Reviewed by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site Kangaroo Island SeaLinks 1 Day Kangaroo Island Experience Tour has proven a favourite among global holidaymakers and day-trippers, winning...
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Looking At Tiwi Islands, With $30m To Spend

Sunday 1 June 2014

Publication: The Australian, Journalist: Lisa Allen CASHED-up transport and tourism group SeaLink wants to expand its operations by winning more government work as well as opening up remote areas such as the Tiwi Islands off...
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Demand For IPOs Grows In Buoyant Market

Saturday 31 May 2014

Publication: The Sydney Morning Herald, Journalist: Jared Lynch Market - Company debuts raise $9.2b As Australia experiences its strongest flow of company floats since before the financial crisis, the winners and losers in the great...
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Another New Generation Vessel Joins Captain Cook Cruises Fleet

Wednesday 28 May 2014

SeaLink Travel Group have added a second state of the art $2.6 million catamaran to its Captain Cook Cruises fleet, with the launch today in Sydney of Mary Reibey. The new generation, 24 metre Rocket...
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Entrepreneurial Theory Put To The Test For Worldwide Awards

Tuesday 27 May 2014

Publication: The Advertiser, Journalist: Valerina Changarathil THEY are flipping burgers, supporting needy women, finding their place in the sun, taking shareholders on a ferry ride and doing much more. More importantly, SA’s top entrepreneurs are...
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SeaLink Invests In Fourth New Ferry For Sydney Harbour

Monday 31 March 2014

SeaLink Travel Group (SLK) has commissioned the construction of a fourth new ferry for its subsidiary Captain Cook Cruises to meet increased demand for services on Sydney Harbour. The decision to build another purpose built...
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SeaLink Expands Fleet

Monday 31 March 2014

Publication: AFR online, Journalist: Simon Evans Ferry and tourism group SeaLink is shelling out an extra $2.7 million on a new rocket ferry for its Captain Cook Cruises business on Sydney Harbour to take its...
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Kangaroo Island Tourism Boost As Multi-Million Dollar Terminal Opens

Tuesday 11 March 2014

A new era has begun on Kangaroo Island with the opening today (Tuesday 11 March) of a $3.5 million passenger terminal, providing an exciting sense of arrival to one of Australia’s leading tourism destinations. The...
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SeaLink Secures Future In Queensland

Tuesday 4 March 2014

ASX ANNOUNCEMENT 4 March 2014SEALINK SECURES FUTURE IN QUEENSLAND SeaLink Travel Group (“SeaLink”) (ASX:SLK), today announced that it has secured new five year ferry contracts to operate ferry services from Townsville to Magnetic Island and...
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SeaLink Travel Group Pays Tribute To An Australian Tourism Pioneer, Captain Trevor Haworth AM

Monday 3 March 2014

Today marks a solemn day in the Australian tourism industry with the recent news of the founder and original owner of Captain Cook Cruises – Captain Trevor Haworth AM passing away this last weekend. Captain...
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SeaLink Travel Group Announces Solid Interim Results

Tuesday 18 February 2014

Highlights Normalised NPAT of $4.1m for 1HFY14, an increase of 5.26% on normalised NPAT of $3.8m for 1HFY13 Reported NPAT of $3.4m includes one off after tax effect of share listing costs of $0.6m EBITDA...
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SeaLink Travel Group Expands Sydney Harbour Fleet

Monday 13 January 2014

SeaLink Travel Group today announced the acquisition of another vessel to boost its Sydney Harbour operations and fulfill recently won new ferry contracts. The new purchase follows the contract wins by SeaLink’s wholly owned business,...
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CCC To Operate Ferries To Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island

Monday 25 November 2013

Captain Cook Cruises has been announced as the successful tenderer to provide free, special event ferry services from Darling Harbour to Sydney’s newest exhibition centre – the Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island ([email protected]). Captain...
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New Generation Vessel Joins Captain Cook Cruises Fleet

Tuesday 19 November 2013

SeaLink Travel Group’s new $2.6 million state of the art catamaran, Elizabeth Cook was launched today in Sydney, the latest vessel to join Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour Fleet. The new generation, 24metre Rocket catamaran,...
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SeaLink Secures Sydney Harbour Charter Contract

Friday 15 November 2013

Agreement to charter 3 passenger vessels to Harbour City Ferries for Sydney routes 3 year contract Anticipated to contribute to earnings in FY 2014-2015 SeaLink Travel Group (“SeaLink”) (ASX:SLK), today signed an agreement with Harbour...
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SeaLink Travel Group Lists On The ASX

Wednesday 16 October 2013

SeaLink Travel Group Limited (ASX: SLK), an established diversified business operating in the tourism and marine transport sectors, has today listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Shares commenced trading on the ASX at 11am...
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SeaLink Floats

Friday 6 September 2013

SeaLink Travel Group Limited, an established diversified business operating in the tourism and transport sectors, has announced its intention to list on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). SeaLink has lodged a prospectus with the Australian...
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SeaLink Extends Northern Territory Ferry Operations

Thursday 29 August 2013

The SeaLink Travel Group today announced an agreement with the NT government to provide ferry services to the Tiwi Islands. Under the agreement SeaLink will service the Tiwi Islands to Darwin ferry route for local...
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SeaLink Awarded License To Operate Ferry Service In Darwin

Thursday 22 August 2013

The service will connect Mandorah on the Cox Peninsula with Darwin. The 15 minute ferry service will operate up to 14 return services per day and will carry mainly commuters with some tourists. SeaLink was...
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