Search results for: Gladstone

360 results

A list of search results

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As part of Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) annual maintenance dredging campaign, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane was recently in the Port of Gladstone. Visiting the area from November 14 to December 18, the dredger maintained approximately 50 km of channels and berths, which are required to keep ships moving safely in and out […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) recently finalized the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed $760 million Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Project. The project seeks to duplicate the existing shipping channels, beneficial reuse of dredged material in land reclamation, and upgrade associated infrastructure in the Port of Gladstone, Queensland. It will improve the […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane is in the Port of Gladstone area, getting ready to begin a maintenance dredging program, the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) announced today.  GPC undertakes maintenance dredging to remove the build-up of sediment in navigational areas so that they can maintain depth in the shipping channels and ensure […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is providing Gladstone Regional Council with an initial grant of $47,000 for the Gladstone Regional Council to develop a Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS). Member for Gladstone, Glenn Butcher, said that the money is part of the Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million QCoast2100program. “The program helps communities understand and prepare for coastal erosion […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone’s port master plan is open for public input in the latest milestone for an initiative that will drive economic development in and around the port and protect the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for State Development, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the draft master plan sets out growth opportunities and an environmental management framework to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) will undertake a maintenance dredging program in the Gladstone Marina to reduce siltation build up that has occurred over the past five years. Maintenance dredging was undertaken in the Marina in 2009, and since that period, significant sediment build-up has occurred reducing water depths from 3 – 4 meters LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide) […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gladstone is set to consolidate its position as Queensland’s industrial powerhouse following release of the new Ports Strategy for Queensland. Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Michael Roche said the strategy would inject new confidence into the sector. “The release of the Queensland Government’s Ports Strategy is an environmentally responsible and sustainable approach to future […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Potential purchasers for the Port of Gladstone need to beware of the significant environmental, financial, legal and international concerns about the environmental disaster that has occurred there, in light of the announcement that the State government intends to privatise the port. The Australian Marine Conservation Society’s Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, Felicity Wishart, said that […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following a request from the independent panel, the Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt agreed to extend the time frame to conduct the review of the bund wall at the Port of Gladstone. The independent panel’s co-chairs, Anthea Tinney and Dr Andrew Johnson, have advised that the volume of material to be reviewed and the […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The independent review into the bund wall failure at the Port of Gladstone is now underway. Individuals and organisations are invited to make submissions for consideration under the Terms of Reference until 28 February 2014. The independent review panel comprising Dr Andrew Johnson, Ms Anthea Tinney and Dr Ian Cresswell will: – examine and report […]

  • 30 January 2014

    The Australian Greens are concerned that the Abbott Government’s Gladstone Harbour inquiry will turn into a political witch hunt, following the terms of reference announcement today. “The Abbott Government’s inquiry seems to focus only on the bund wall and doesn’t appear to have investigative powers,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Rather than […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Abbott Government has announced an independent review of how two leaking incidents occurred in the protective wall of Gladstone Harbour. “”It is clear that there has been a failure in the bund wall at the Port of Gladstone. An Independent Review of the Port of Gladstone was commissioned by the Australian Government in February […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has today called on the Federal Minister for Environment, Greg Hunt, to ensure that the Independent Commission of Inquiry into dredging at Gladstone Harbour investigates serious allegations of cronyism and corruption of process. AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director Felicity Wishart said: “We welcome the Minister’s announcement of the Inquiry […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens will move to establish a Senate Inquiry into the Gladstone Harbour environmental disaster when federal Parliament next sits in February. “With more revelations about toxic leaks from the bund wall and the impacts of dredging on water quality being exposed, now more than ever, we need an independent inquiry into the Gladstone […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed the announcement of an inquiry into the leaking bund wall in Gladstone and said no further port development approvals should be allowed on the Reef until the truth about Gladstone is fully understood. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said there had clearly been problems associated […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2013

    The East Shores – Gladstone Coal Exporters Maritime Precinct project is progressing well, with construction of the waterfront boardwalk and viewing deck now underway. Pile-driving activities have now been completed at the $45M project, which is being delivered by Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) and Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET), and the placement of concrete […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The health of Gladstone Harbour will be secured in a new partnership with the Newman Government that will improve planning, environmental and economic outcomes after years of Labor mismanagement. Environment and Heritage Protection Minister Andrew Powell launched the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership which is supported by industry, community, research institutions and local government. “Labor had […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has successfully completed the sale of its Australian harbor towage business to its strategic partner Smit Lamnalco. The sale had already been announced in August 2013 as part of a strategic realignment of the towage activities. Boskalis received USD 55 million in cash for all the outstanding shares in Smit Marine […]

  • 2 August 2013

    A final report on sick fish in Gladstone Harbour says flooding – not dredging – was the main cause of the problem, reports gladstoneobserver.com.au. Some scientists, environmentalists and commercial fishermen have blamed suspended dredging sediments for a prolonged disease outbreak affecting seafood, turtles, dugong and other marine life, but Gladstone Ports Corporation and government scientists […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The report on the Gladstone harbour development is in its final stages but has been delayed. But local journalist John Mikkelsen reports the delay was not politically motivated. Gladstone’s controversial harbour development and dredging projects were again high on the agenda at two important national conferences this month, but the release of a federal government […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation makes an announcement to reassure the Gladstone and wider community that the reclamation area or bund wall in the Gladstone harbour is not leaking. The ABC television 7pm News on Friday 21 June reported the bund wall was leaking with images of water discharging out of the bund wall – this […]