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  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the Gladstone Ports Corporation, Mr Mark Brodie, announced today that the Corporation will soon commence the search for a new Chief Executive Officer to replace Leo Zussino in September 2013. Leo Zussino has had a twenty-one (21) year formal involvement with the Gladstone Ports Corporation, first as Chairman for nine (9) years, […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a significant rainfall in Bundaberg during October and November 2017, Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is currently undertaking shipping channel restoration works at the Port of Bundaberg. The subsequent build-up of sediment in the port’s main shipping berth and the inner reach of the shipping channel has severely hindered the berthing and movement of commercial […]

  • 2 February 2011

    The Gladstone Port iis operating as normal, despite category five Cyclone Yasi bearing down on the coast. Gladstoner Port’s Corporation CEO… (gladstoneobserver) [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, February 2, 2011;

  • 5 June 2012

    A poll covering the entire East Coast of Australia asking people if they support dredging the Gladstone harbour for industry development has received an overwhelming yes. The poll conducted by Newspoll Market Research surveyed 17,311 people asking if they are aware and if they support Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting’s backhoe dredger Woomera has arrived in Gladstone for the $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project, the Australia’s largest dredging, civil and marine construction company said in their latest facebook announcement.  The project, led by Gladstone Ports Corporation, will widen the waterway by about 100 meters and to further develop port facility area at […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Queensland Greens say that it is time that Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) took legal action against the Gladstone Ports Corporation [GPC]. “They deserve to be fined,” Queensland Greens state spokesperson Libby Connors said. “They only resumed dredging on 19 January and within 4 days the turbidity was above their licensed level. […]

  • 4 January 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation blames toxic turbidity in World Heritage Area on spring tide loophole. The Queensland Greens have called on the Department of Environment and Resource Management to amend Gladstone Ports Corporation environmental licence conditions so that it excludes the natural variation clause and high turbidity is appropriately managed when turbidity levels are exceeded.  “Turbidity […]

  • 23 May 2012

    This Thursday the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) is inviting Gladstone locals to a BBQ to ask questions about dredging in the Gladstone harbour. For the last three decades, the expansion of port facilities and other industries has been planned to maintain a balance of industrial development, protecting the natural environment and continuing […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The Premier’s dissatisfaction with Gladstone Ports Corporation is welcome after past breaches of Gladstone Harbour’s turbidity limits were largely ignored, but it must trigger real change to the dredging operation in the Harbour if it is to be anything more than another opportunity to install the party faithful at the top of a government-owned corporation. […]

  • 27 October 2011

    The current suspension of dredging at Gladstone Harbour is not related to environmental factors, Gladstone Port Corporation has said… By Laura Harding (news) [mappress] Source: news, October 27, 2011

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has just announced that there will be a bit more action in the Gladstone Marina than normal in the coming months. GPC will be undertaking essential maintenance works in the Gladstone Marina throughout May, including maintenance dredging and pile replacements. Maintenance dredging is undertaken in the marina every five years to […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Less than three weeks after Queensland Environment Minister Andrew Powell conceded that Gladstone harbour was a mess, he has given Gladstone Ports Corporation a free pass to increase the turbidity churned up in the water by their mass dredging operations. “The ongoing environmental crisis in Gladstone harbour is a disaster for the Gladstone community, an […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Saibai, one of Hall Contracting’s cutter suction dredges, has recently joined Woomera in Gladstone where she is tasked with undertaking essential maintenance dredging and replacing piles in the Gladstone Marina. The dredgers will remove sediment build-up and enable vessels to continue to navigate the marina safely, said Hall in their latest announcement. The project, led […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The shoalbuster Laurie M, owned by Bhagwan Marine, is currently in Gladstone, assisting the backhoe dredger Woomera on the $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project. The project, led by Gladstone Ports Corporation, will widen the waterway by about 100 meters and to further develop port facility area at Fisherman’s Landing. The work is needed to […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environment group Save the Reef says the new federal Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, should reconvene the Independent Review of the Port of Gladstone given the latest revelations about water quality in the harbour. A Gladstone Ports Corporation report from September-October 2011 has confirmed that high turbidity in Gladstone Harbour was caused by a […]

  • 24 November 2011

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation has fired back at fishermen complaining about diseased fish in its harbour, saying it’s part of a campaign… By Brian Williams (couriermail) [mappress] Source: couriermail, November 24, 2011; Image: westernbasinportdevelopment

  • 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 […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Research conducted by an independent veterinary scientist has quashed the Gladstone Ports Corporation’s argument that flooding and freshwater influx from the 2011 floods has been the cause of diseased marine life in Gladstone Harbour. Supported by the Gladstone Fishing Research Fund, the Report highlights dredging by the Gladstone Ports Corporation and a failure to implement […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Public consultations start this week on an initiative that will drive economic development in and around Gladstone’s port and protect the Great Barrier Reef.  State Development Minister Anthony Lynham today announced public consultation on a proposed boundary for a master planned area for the Port of Gladstone – a key element in the joint Commonwealth-State […]

  • 28 September 2012

    The controversial mass dredging operations, that independent scientists believe are likely responsible for creating a marine contamination crisis in Gladstone harbour, are now planned to increase with the addition of a new shipping passage in the harbour. “This is some of the worst possible news for local Gladstone fishing communities, who have lost their harbour, […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting Pty Ltd has been engaged to undertake dredging and land reclamation works at Gladstone Harbor as part of the Clinton Vessel Interaction Project. “Our team will use backhoe dredge Woomera to widen the channel, creating safer conditions for vessels,” the company said in their latest release. The $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Commercial fishermen raise concerns about the impacts of industry. The James Cook University study says that Gladstone dredging sediment is drifting up to 35 kilometres out to sea, reports abc.net. Gladstone Ports Corporation has previously said floods are the cause of sick fish. Commercial fishermen hope that the ports corporation takes notice, but the ports […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Almost 40 local jobs will be created to support a major channel widening and land reclamation project in Gladstone Harbor this year. The $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project being led by Gladstone Ports Corporation will widen the Clinton Channel by about 100 meters and to further develop port facility area at Fisherman’s Landing. The […]

  • 21 February 2011

    Gladstone Ports Corporation has been working closely with Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ) on restoring operations at the Port of Bundaberg… (mining-reporter) [mappress] Source: mining-reporter, February 21, 2011;

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has developed and is administering a Biodiversity Offset Strategy (BOS) to provide for the long-term conservation of threatened and migratory species, including their habitats in the Western Basin area. TAngler bins have recently been deployed at various boat ramps and fishing structures throughout Central Queensland. The initiative forms part of th […]

  • 18 November 2009

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) proposes to undertake 36 million cubic metres of dredging associated with the deepening and widening of existing channels and swing basins, and the creation of new channels, swing basins and berth pockets in the Western Basin… Source: Port of Gladstone, November 2009