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  • 27 September 2010

    Construction is about to begin on the newest container wharf at the Port of Brisbane. Brisbane-based construction company, Smithbridge … (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, September 28, 2010;

  • 8 September 2010

    Pressure to expand the Port of Hastings to play a larger role as a container port has increased with the release of a blueprint by Asciano… By Mike Hast (peninsulaweekly) [mappress] Source: peninsulaweekly, September 8, 2010;

  • 25 January 2011

    The $400,000 project to dredge the Point Turton boat launching facility has been completed on time and within budget…   (ypct) [mappress] Source: ypct, January 25, 2011;

  • 16 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    THE State Government looks to have given the nod for funding of the first stage of the $100 million-plus Townsville Marine Precinct Project at the mouth of Ross River… Source:townsvillebulletin,December 16,2009;

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) announced that it is re-opening the WBDDP Commercial Fisheries Compensation Program to new applicants, designed to provide compensation to eligible commercial fishing operators affected by a loss of access to fishing areas and marine fish habitat in the Western Basin of the Port of Gladstone due to maritime development in […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sembawang of Singapore – Global Project Underwriters will complete and publish an economic feasibility study to unequivocally prove a casino was necessary for the financial sustainability of its now withdrawn Wavebreak development in the Gold Coast’s Broadwater. Sembawang has cancelled its $4.9 billion mixed-use Wavebreak proposal – including a cruise ship terminal, casino, marine facilities, […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Recent good weather and calm conditions have been welcome news for dredging operations at the mouth of the Mooloolah River. The ‘Saibai’ has now been able to dredge a channel in the sand bar down to the required depth for the safe passage of vessels crossing the Mooloolah River Bar. The dredge will now concentrate […]

  • 21 June 2013

    The Bega Valley Shire Council completed the dredging program at the mouth of the Bega River at Mogareeka, reports abc.net.au. This project will provide great benefits to the local residents by preventing the Tathra-Bermagui Road from flooding. It has been a year since the river was last dredged, stated Derek Van Bracht, the Shire’s Environmental […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett visited Apollo Bay Harbour today to announce the awarding of contracts totalling more than $3 million to procure a new dredge and workboat for the harbour. Mr Hodgett said the Port of Apollo Bay is a critical asset for the State and a key economic driver for the region. “The […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite a major dredging project in the Gladstone harbour, an independent seagrass study conducted by James Cook University has found the Gladstone harbour is one of the few locations along the developed Queensland coast where seagrasses have shown recovery since the 2010/11 floods. Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) CEO Leo Zussino said the results from the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mundubbera’s flood resilience will be greatly improved with an earthen flood levee to be built through the Newman Government’s record investment in flood and disaster mitigation projects to protect Queensland communities. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the 2013 floods were the largest on record for the North Burnett. “The floods […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Western Australia has announced a major upgrade for Exmouth Boat Harbor, offering significant economic benefits for the Gascoyne region and expanding its capacity as a major supply and service base for the oil and gas sector. Regional Development Minister Terry Redman two days ago announced $20 million in Royalties for Regions funds to […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council, in partnership with the Cape Jaffa Development Group, has recently taken delivery of a cutter suction dredger (CSD) from Damen Shipyards Group. The CSD350 will be used to dredge along the breakwater at Cape Jaffa, the Cape Jaffa marina and within Maria Creek Boat Launch Facility in Kingston. “This is the only dredger owned […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government and Redland City Council have agreed to jointly fund the replacement of the Coochiemudlo Island Jetty and the demolition of the old jetty for an estimated cost of $3.5 million together with channel dredging work at both Victoria Point and the new Coochiemudlo Island Jetty, to ensure service access in all tides. […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kerang will be better protected from any future floods thanks to a $1.7 million upgrade to the town’s levee system. At an official opening today, Minister for Water Peter Walsh said a permanent levee had been constructed around the entire town perimeter. “The improved levee bank will protect the town of Kerang from flooding, as […]

  • 18 September 2012

    New figures released today by Minister for Ports Denis Napthine show another record year of trade at the Port of Geelong with the Port handling a total throughput of 16 million tonnes in the 2011-12 financial year. Dr Napthine was in Geelong this morning today to launch the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) Economic Impact […]

  • 31 May 2012

    “Do tides influence turbidity?” was just one question students from Gladstone High School asked this week to Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) environmental scientist Dr Daniel Spooner. Dr Spooner’s visit to the school is part of Gladstone Ports Corporation WBDDP schools program where students are taught about water turbidity and metals and what […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Gladstone community learnt first hand about the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) in Gladstone this week. More than 140 people attended Gladstone Ports Corporation’s WBDDP BBQ update held at CQ University to speak to the people directly involved in the dredging project currently underway in the Gladstone Harbour. Gladstone Ports Corporation CEO […]

  • 7 March 2012

    About a dozen Anti-Coal activists led by Greenpeace staged a protest at Gladstone Harbour yesterday. Greenpeace spokeswoman Julie Macken says the activists used two boats to paint the message, “the reef is in danger” on the side of a coal ship. A United Nations mission visited Gladstone yesterday  to assess the impact of gas and […]

  • 29 December 2011

    Competitive rowing will return to Lake Wendouree on February 12 — but only over 1000 metres…   BY FIONA HENDERSON (thecourier) [mappress] Source: thecourier, December 29, 2011;

  • 1 December 2011
    Vessels

    The Trailer Suction Hopper Dredge (TSHD) Brisbane will be arriving in Gladstone this week to carry out Gladstone ports Corporation annual maintenance dredging. Each year the THSD Brisbane travels along the Queensland Coast to each of the ports to maintain the depth of shipping channels and berths at the state’s ports. Maintenance dredging has been […]

  • 4 March 2011

    The Port of Bundaberg in southern Queensland resumes operations today after flooding forced its closure last year… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, March 4, 2011;    

  • 20 May 2010

    A permanent solution to beach erosion at one of the Coast’s tourism jewels, Mooloolaba Beach, is underway. [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, May 20, 2010;

  • 16 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) has announced the overall completion of the Channel Deepening Project – ahead of schedule and at least $200 million under budget… Source: Logistics ,December 16, 2009;

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure & Services Andrew Stoner and Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser recently announced more improvements works for the harbour. Mr Stoner said the NSW Government would dredge the outer harbour at Coffs Harbour to restore navigation depths for the local fishing fleet and other boaters. “A recent hydrosurvey […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boaters are advised to keep clear of a sand dredging operation at the inner harbour entrance at Coffs Harbour until August 30, 2014. The work will involve removal of up to 40,000 cubic metres of sand from the entry to the inner harbour area. The barge and support vessels will display appropriate navigation markers to […]