Liverpool2, with support from Royal HaskoningDHV, at Seaforth has moved into next phase as work to reclaim 12ha of land passes the first stage. Further infilling is due to take place over the summer.
The world’s largest dredging project is close to an end with only 24 days left for inauguration of the New Suez Canal.
A contract has been signed with the Tianjin Dredging Company, part of the China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) and the recently founded Dredging Group, under which Wartsila will supply the engines and all essential ancillaries for a new self-propelled cutter dredger.
Last year, with the completion of seabed dredging of the port’s Basin I to 14 meters, Luka Koper is now ready for the next phase of dredging that will deepen the port by an additional meter.
The Andrews Labor Government is securing the future of Gippsland Lakes by investing in a new dredge which will deliver safe and reliable ocean access to commercial fishing and shipping operators, tourism operators and recreational boaters and fishers.