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  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) plans to build a new marina at the sheltered site of the inner harbor pile moorings in Lyttelton Harbor. The new marina will be Canterbury’s only walk-on floating marina and on completion of Stages 1 and 2 it will feature up to 200 berths for yachts and powerboats. Construction works […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) achieved a significant increase in trade for the six months ended 31 December 2014 with container volumes up 3%, driven by strong import growth of 9%. LPC Chief Executive Peter Davie said that the Port continues to have volume growth ahead of expectation. “While full export volumes have declined slightly, […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee said that he is using the powers of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 to allow for timelier redevelopment of the badly damaged Lyttelton Port. “Under the CER Act I have directed Environment Canterbury and Lyttelton Port Company to prepare the Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan,” Mr Brownlee said. “Lyttelton […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environment Canterbury (ECan) has confirmed that it has received the information it needs to proceed with developing a recovery plan for Lyttelton Port. ECan commissioners confirmed that the Lyttelton Port Company Limited had provided the necessary information at a special council meeting today. Chair of Commissioners, Dame Margaret Bazley, said the information supplied contained the necessary and sufficient information […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee is inviting public comment on a draft recovery plan for the damaged Lyttelton Port and its surrounding area. The Draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan will be publicly notified and available on Saturday, and feedback is due by 5pm on Monday 31 August 2015. While the focus of the draft […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dune Restoration Trust of New Zealand announced recently that the 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will be held in Christchurch from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is “Diverse coastal environments in a time of change” and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 30 Lyttelton locals and some berth holders from the inner harbor pile moorings visited Lyttelton Port of Christchurch’s information cabin Port Talk, located on Lyttelton’s main street, last week to find out more about the latest port’s development projects. Recently, LPC announced that it will build a new marina called Te Ana, at […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 11 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has recently begun work on an important coastal defense project in Kent, which when complete will provide improved protection from the sea for many years to come. The Herne Bay Coast Protection Works is being carried out by Mackley on behalf of Canterbury City Council – following a successful bid for Environment Agency funding. […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    With the 2011 earthquake rebuild behind it, Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) is now focused on enhancing its infrastructure to efficiently manage Canterbury freight volumes, forecast to more than double in the coming three decades. According to LPC Chief Executive, Peter Davie, the company has been granted resource consent to dredge the harbor shipping channel to […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    North Canterbury Fish & Game staff recently spent two weeks co-ordinating the removal of sediment from the Wairarapa Stream in western Christchurch, according to the Fish & Game New Zealand latest announcement. During this cleanup scheme, sixty-five tonnes of accumulated silt was blasted out of the Christchurch stream, one of the Avon River’s most important tributaries. The […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port is one step closer to welcoming the world’s largest cruise ships to Canterbury with all piling complete on New Zealand’s first purpose-built cruise berth. Since late 2018, 66 marine and 384 land-based piles totaling almost 10 kilometers have been driven in the project, ensuring the structure is ready to open in November and […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Canterbury City Council has announced early information on Port of Ramsgate maintenance dredging project. Details: The works comprise the options of using the following methods: Water injection; Grab dredging; Back-hoe dredging; Cut and suction dredging. The works on Port of Ramsgate  will consist of: – Dredging works and disposing of silt material to the Pegwell […]

  • 20 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 14-20, 2018).   Europe’s First LNG Dredger Conversion Project Underway Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG.   Port […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    An exciting joint venture between PrimePort Timaru and Port of Tauranga creates the opportunity to deliver huge benefits to the community and transform trading opportunities for the South Canterbury region, says port chairman Roger Gower. The agreement, which remains subject to local community consultation, will have far‐reaching positive economic and social impacts for the region, […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has applied to the local government in New Zealand for resource consents to extend the reclamation in Te Awaparahi Bay, Lyttelton Harbor/Whakaraupo, from 10 to 34 hectares, including construction of a piled wharf. According to the port, people can make a submission to Environment Canterbury on the proposed consent conditions […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canterbury City Council announced yesterday that their ongoing sea defense project to help protect Herne Bay from flooding is nearing completion. The £2.8 million scheme, which started back in September 2018, has seen 11 new timber groynes successfully installed to the west of the pier at Lane End, 2,000 tonnes of granite rock delivered […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Working on behalf of Rother District Council, Fairlight Parish Council and the Environment Agency, Mackley recently started work on a scheme to provide protection from coastal erosion to the village of Fairlight in East Sussex. The latest scheme, for which Mackley is principal contractor, comprises the construction of a third rock berm which will help protect […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) was recently granted resource consent by Environment Canterbury to dredge the existing shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Whakaraupō. The Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) subsequently appealed the consent, primarily over concerns about effects on local surf breaks. Peter Davie, LPC Chief Executive and Michael Gunson, SPS Research and Communications announced today that SPS […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

     One of the world’s largest dredging vessels, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway, arrived in Lyttelton Harbor today as the channel deepening project prepares to get underway. Commenting the latest news, Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) Chief Executive, Peter Davie, said: “The dredging program means larger container ships, which have virtually doubled in size […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a new multi-million dollar cruise ship berth released yesterday by the Lyttelton Port Company will open up new tourism opportunities for Christchurch, said Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. The $56 million dollar berth, funded by the Christchurch City Council, through its port company will enable large cruise liners to return to Lyttelton for the […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the November 2016 earthquake, the Hurunui District Council commissioned Kirk Roberts Consulting to undertake an assessment of the extent of cliff instability in the Motunau Beach area. The council’s Regulatory Committee has today received this report. The assessment has found that while the November 2016 earthquake sequence has had some short term impact on […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in they latest release that one of the world’s largest dredges – the Fairway – will sail into Lyttelton Harbor in August as the port’s channel deepening project gets underway. The Fairway will be a permanent fixture in the harbor for 11 weeks as it works to deepen the channel, […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    For the past 12 weeks, locals and visitors to Lyttelton Port had the opportunity to see one of the world’s largest dredges, the Fairway, travelling up and down the channel carrying out the port’s deepening project. Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) announced yesterday that on the weekend she left Lyttelton bound for Singapore, as her role […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has now reclaimed over 7.5 hectares of harbor at Te Awaparahi Bay, east of its container operations. In May 2011, LPC was granted consent to reclaim ten hectares of the harbor bed to utilize and dispose of ‘clean’ rubble from Christchurch city’s earthquake damaged buildings. The reclamation will cost […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) today released their long term vision – the Port Lyttelton Plan and is actively seeking feedback from interested parties. It is estimated that the project cost will be in the order of NZ $1b and could take up to 30 years to be completed. “It makes sense to plan […]