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  • 13 September 2010

    John Holland today announced it has been awarded a $276 million marine contract which forms part of the early works for Rio Tinto’s Cape Lambert Port B Project in Western Australia’s north-west. The contract package involves the construction of a 920-metre jetty and two-berth wharf, new shiploading facilities and associated piping works. The project, to […]

  • 23 December 2010

    DP World Limited and Citi Infrastructure Investors (CII), together with one of CII’s major investors, have today formed a strategic partnership to invest in, operate and manage DP World’s five marine terminals in Australia. DP World has entered into an agreement to provide management services to the Australian operation to continue to provide a consistently high level of service […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Environmetrics Australia has announced the development of a suite of models for the prediction of water column turbidity and benthic photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) for time periods of hours to months into the future. This unique capability is the result of years of extensive R&D in support of improved environmental decision-making for major dredging projects […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine today announced three new appointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation Board which is tasked to ensure the port can meet the future demands of increased trade. “The Port of Melbourne had a record year in 2011-12 with increases across all cargo types and overall throughput of 87 million revenue […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) has just announced an article named ‘Can Environmental Windows be effective in managing effects of dredging?’.  An examination of whether dredging operations suspended during generic windows of environmental sensitivity could reduce the impacts on marine life has found the marine invertebrates, seagrasses and macroalgae too diverse to be covered […]

  • 12 April 2010

    The Port Hedland Port Authority has awarded UTEC Survey Australia Pty. Ltd. (Perth) a contract to provide bathymetric survey services to the Port Authority’s channel and harbour capital dredging campaign. The survey work is being carried out offshore Port Hedland in North West Australia… [mappress] Source:utecsurvey,April 12,2010;

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DP World Australia has entered into an exclusive agreement with the Tasmanian Ports Corporation, Tasports, under which the two parties will work together to provide an international container terminal at the Port of Burnie in North West Tasmania. Announcing the plan, Tasports CEO Paul Weedon welcomed the commitment by DP World Australia to progress their plans to […]

  • 23 February 2011

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service is providing a range of support services to the Gorgon project, Australia’s largest ever oil and gas project… (logisticsweek) [mappress] Source: logisticsweek, February 23, 2011

  • 4 May 2012

    Australia’s largest operator, Carnival Australia, and Tourism and Transport Forum are calling for the urgent dredging of Trinity Inlet, according to cairns.com. They say Cairns is losing millions of dollars in passenger spending because bigger ships cannot dock at the port. The Liberal National Party pledged $40 million for dredging during the state election campaign […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are calling on the Abbott Government to revoke the Abbot Point dredging and dumping approval and to increase compliance staff, following today’s report into Gladstone Harbour slamming poor compliance and monitoring with environmental conditions. “This report is an indictment on Australia’s environmental management, compliance monitoring was inadequate, records weren’t kept, and complaints […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 150 Australian scientists have urgently joined forces to warn of the threat of rapid industrialisation along the Great Barrier Reef coast ahead of a major World Heritage meeting in Cambodia from June 17. The joint statement, representing many of Australia’s most distinguished names in marine and coastal sciences, says industrialisation of the Great […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coast & Marine Structures 2016 conference will take place on March 22-23 at the Pullman Brisbane King George Square in Brisbane, Queensland. Australia heavily relies on its maritime gateways to the international economy, as sea borne trade account for one third of their GDP. The capacity of ports to operate efficiently directly impacts Australia’s […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A review of port-related dredging and associated environmental impacts in subtropical and tropical waters has been welcomed as an authoritative turning point in the debate surrounding management of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, announced Queensland Resources Council (QRC). QRC Chief Executive Michael Roche said the Ports Australia-commissioned expert analysis of recent dredging projects, including Cairns, […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) today slammed the anti-union intentions of an Australian royal commission into trade unions. ITF affiliate the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) appeared on Monday at the Conservative government’s royal commission into trade union governance and corruption. Paddy Crumlin, MUA national secretary and president of the ITF, confirmed that while […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Geoscience Australia have developed a new tool-kit that is helping coastal managers to better understand how beaches are impacted by storm events. The Australian coast is dynamic with an ever changing shoreline shaped by the normal action of tides, waves and storms. However, some storms cause significant erosion, causing an ongoing problem for […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    BMT is collaborating with Adani Mining Pty Ltd (Adani) to design the expansion at the Adani Abbot Point Coal Terminal at Abbot Point, north of Mackay, Queensland. The collaboration will involve BMT engineers from Australia (BMT WBM) and India (BMT Consultants (India)) working closely together with Adani at its head office in Ahmedabad, India. The […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has rejected Ports Australia’s report into dredging and dumping at state owned ports along the Great Barrier Reef as self-interested. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that the Ports Australia report appeared to have been produced to try to counter overwhelming public criticism of the environmental impacts […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) is to release a synthesis of research report on one of the largest single-issue environmental science programs in Australia that gained unprecedented access to industry dredging data. The Dredging Science Node has been recognized by industry and government as a ground breaking step forward for environmental regulation. This […]

  • 10 August 2011

    Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd and Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd have been awarded a third contract for the Western Basin Main Works Dredging at the Port of Gladstone. This third contract signed with the Gladstone Ports Corporation on 15 July 2011 represents a value of EUR 90 million (AUD 120 million) and involves the […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced its participation with DEME in the Wheatstone LNG Project dredging works in Australia. Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, a member of the DEME Group, has been […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced three reappointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Board, as the Port Capacity Project continues. Mr Hodgett said that he was pleased to reappoint Chairman Mark Birrell and Directors David Cranwell and Janice van Reyk. “I’m pleased to announce these appointments at a critical time for the Port […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cargotec has received a major order to deliver 14 Kalmar automatic stacking cranes and 14 Kalmar one-over-one shuttle carriers to DP World Brisbane Pty Limited in Australia. The equipment will be taken into use at the Port of Brisbane. DP World Brisbane will also be using Navis Sparcs N4 TOS in their Brisbane terminal expansion. […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Future trade growth at the Port of Melbourne has spurred significant private investment in the port as international stevedore DP World commissioned its new Post-Panamax ship-to-shore crane today. Minister for Ports David Hodgett today joined DP World Melbourne to officially inaugurate the new crane that will improve efficiency for the company to handle growing trade. […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The scientific focus on improving the health of the Great Barrier Reef took another leap forward today with the release of several important reports from the Queensland and Australian Governments. Commenting on the release of the Great Barrier Reef Strategic Assessment, Great Barrier Reef Program Reports and Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2014, Queensland Resources […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of Western Australia (UWA), represented by Prof. Ryan Lowe, and Dutch research institute Deltares, represented by Simone van Schijndel, Regional Manager Australia and New Zealand, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) last week. The MoU highlights the desire of both institutions to increase collaboration on a broad range of research topics, in particular […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Applications are now open for the State Government’s 2015-16 Coastwest grants and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program grants, the Government of Western Australia just announced. Planning Minister John Day said that $600,000 was available for coastal managers and community groups undertaking initiatives aimed at the protection and management of Western Australia’s coastlines. “Through these grant programs […]