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  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations at the entrance to Cunninghame Arm officially started yesterday, Gippsland Ports said in their latest announcement.  This dredging program, conducted by the Gippsland Ports’ cutter suction dredge Kalimna, is set to last approximately four weeks. According to the official announcement, during the Cunninghame Arm maintenance dredging program the CSD and associated pipeline and anchor […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in The Narrows, undertaken by the Gippsland Ports’ cutter suction dredger ‘Kalimna’, are currently underway. The dredging works include sections of the navigable channel to the Northwest of the entrance to North Arm between Buoy No 2 (Fl.R.3s) and Buoy No 6 (Fl.R.3s), the Gippsland Ports stated in its its Notice to Mariners. Pipework extends from the dredger […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    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. Minister for Ports Luke Donnellan announced the funding at Jemmys Point Lookout today with Gippsland Ports’ Chair […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boaters and other waterway users in Inverloch made good use of the water this summer thanks to the upgraded Inverloch jetty which opened in November. Minister for Ports David Hodgett, Member for Bass Ken Smith and Liberal Candidate for Bass Brian Paynter today visited the jetty with representatives from Gippsland Ports to inspect the upgrades. […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A recent bathymetric survey has identified further shoaling in the Gippsland Lakes’ Reeve Channel between Port Lateral Mark buoy No. 6 and Starboard Lateral Mark buoy No. 1, the Gippsland Ports reported earlier this week.  According to their release, “least depths recorded were 1.4 meters at LAT. Deeper water with least depths 1.8 meters LAT […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Cutter suction dredge Kalimna recently completed maintenance dredging operations at the confluence of The Narrows and Reeve Channel, according to the Gippsland Ports latest report. CSD Kalimna has been relocated to the area near the Entrance swing basin at the confluence of The Narrows, Hopetoun Channel and Cunninghame Arm, reported Gippsland Ports. The officials added […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gippsland Ports recently announced the successful completion of the Government funded 2011-2012 maintenance dredging program on the bar and inner channels at Lakes Entrance. Gippsland Ports CEO Nick Murray said the recent maintenance dredging program was delivered using the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge, “Pelican,” under strict environmental guidelines and approvals. “Pelican” is a Trailing Suction […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gippsland Ports announced the successful completion of the 2012-2013 maintenance dredging program on the bar and inner channels at Lakes Entrance. The dredging program, to provide reliable ocean access to and from the Gippsland Lakes, is funded by the Victorian Government. This dredging program commenced on 19 October 2012 and concluded on 9 December 2012 […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The recently delivered trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Tommy Norton’ has started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the commercial vessels that cross the entrance bar to the Gippsland Lakes area. The vessel, built at Damen Shipyards Yichang, China, was delivered to her new owner, the Gippsland Ports, last week. Capable of dredging to depths […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gippsland Ports, designated waterway manager of 1,431 sq km of some of the largest and most beautiful waterways in Australia, is seeking offers for the supply of a suitable Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD). The supply (new/existing) is for service (time charter), or lease (bareboat charter) arrangements for a period of up to 20 years, which is to be used […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    In an initiative of the ‘Love our Lakes’ program, the Gippsland Lakes Environment Fund has provided funding for sand nourishment works at Crescent Island and Pelican Island to improve the habitat values for migratory birds such as the threatened Little Term and the Fairy Term. The preliminary feasibility study included sediment sampling and modelling. The […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Gippsland’s new purpose-built dredge has started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the thousands of recreational and commercial vessels that cross the Lakes Entrance bar every year. The new 60-meter trailing suction hopper dredge was built by Dutch company Damen at its Yichang Shipyard in Hubei province, China. Gippsland Ports will operate […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) Pelican, operated by Van Oord Australia, is currently carrying out dredging operations on the Lakes Entrance Bar. According to Gippsland Ports’ CEO, Nick Murray, this will be the eighth consecutive year that Gippsland Ports has engaged the services of ‘Pelican’ to undertake maintenance dredging of the bar and inner channels. “This year, […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Damen Shipyards Group is constructing a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650 for Australian client Gippsland Ports. The TSHD will be the first Damen dredger to operate in the country. The client will use the dredger to maintain entry to the port of Lakes Entrance and the Gippsland Lakes system, in Victoria, which is […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Just a few days from now, trailing suction hopper dredge Pelican will begin maintenance dredging of the Lakes Entrance Bar in Victoria, Australia. According to the Gippsland Ports announcement, the Pelican will be carrying out dredging operations on the Lakes Entrance Bar for a period of approximately six weeks starting Friday 6th November 2015. During the works, the Pelican will […]

  • 31 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 25-31).   Gippsland Ports Orders Damen TSHD 650 The Damen Shipyards Group is constructing a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650 for Australian client Gippsland Ports.   Royal IHC and Adani Sign Deal for IHC Beagle TSHD Duo Royal […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations, aimed to remove shoaling in the approach channel to the Bastion Point Ocean Access boat ramp in Mallacoota, have officially started, the Gippsland Ports said in latest announcement. East Gippsland Shire are mobilizing land based excavation plant and their cutter suction dredger to carry out dredging operations for approximately two weeks commencing on Tuesday, […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650 has successfully completed sea trials in Shanghai and is now on its way to the new owner – Gippsland Ports in Australia. The TSHD, named Tommy Norton, is the first Damen dredger built for Australia. Having left Shanghai on 14th July, a Damen team is sailing Tommy […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Gippsland Shire Council will begin trial dredging at Mallacoota Ocean Access Boat Ramp in early 2016. The dredging is part of the shire’s operations and maintenance environmental management plan for the boat ramp. Chris Waites, Director of Operations, said that the cutter suction dredge will be a key component of maintaining access to the […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650, ordered by Gippsland Ports of Victoria, Australia, in December 2015, was launched at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China recently. “The vessel, named Tommy Norton, is now alongside the yard’s new quay undergoing final commissioning, after which she will sail for Shanghai to undertake sea trials. Once those are […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredge Pelican is about to begin a maintenance dredging of the Lakes Entrance Bar in Victoria, Australia. According to the Gippsland Ports notice to mariners (NO. 260T – 2016), the Pelican will be carrying out dredging operations on the Lakes Entrance Bar for a period of approximately 6 weeks starting Friday 9th September 2016. The Pelican will […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Tommy Norton will over the next couple of days dock at the home port in Victoria, Australia. According to the Gippsland Ports, the newbuild – first Damen TSHD for Australia – is scheduled to arrive at Lakes Entrance in late August, early September, upon which the Tommy Norton will undergo dredging trials. Having left […]

  • 30 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 24-30, 2017).   Port Arthur’s Expansion Project on Display The Port Arthur is ready to hold mandatory pre-bid conference for the port’s Berth 5 Expansion Project.   Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Tommy Norton Hits the Water The trailing suction […]

  • 23 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 17–23, 2017).   Boskalis Bags EUR60 Million Norvik Deal Boskalis has been awarded a contract by Ports of Stockholm to construct the quay wall for the new Stockholm Norvik Port in Sweden.   Van Oord Wins Dubai Harbor Contract […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos that marked the 2017 dredging season.   PSA Panama Expansion on Track In January, DT covered the expansion of the PSA terminal in Panama as well as the construction of the 800-meter long quay wall. The project, which was awarded to Jan De Nul and […]

  • 19 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    New Phase for Liverpool2 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.   Putting Final Touch on the New Suez The […]