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  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The project to deepen, widen and lengthen the Lyttelton Harbor’s shipping channel is now complete and ready for use, the New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in its latest release.  The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway wrapped up the project late last year, and now twenty-two new navigation aids see Lyttelton become one of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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, […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cruise ships are one step closer to returning to Lyttelton Harbor, as construction begins on Lyttelton Port Company’s (LPC) cruise berth. The new cruise berth will be located between Cashin Quay and the entrance to the Inner Harbor. It will be the first custom-built cruise ship facility in New Zealand designed to accommodate the world’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Trimble GPS and HYDROpro Dredge software system has been installed for the Port of Lyttelton berth maintenance dredging project in New Zealand. Gary Chisholm, Marine Product Manager from Trimble, said: “This system was installed in late December 2015 and dredging should be completed in the next month. While we have many systems like this installed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest concrete pour at Lyttelton Port since the early 1990’s started yesterday at Cashin Quay 2 wharf.  About 375 cm of concrete is being poured by 75 trucks to form the first 11 m of the new Cashin Quay 2 wharf deck at the Container Terminal. The concrete area being poured today will be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 May 2011

    Lyttelton Port has won government backing to use earthquake rubble for a harbourside reclamation plan. Rubble was being used to reclaim land… BY ALAN WOOD (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff, May 25, 2011;

  • 6 September 2010

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) is fully operational following an extensive assessment by structural engineers. LPC has however sustained significant damage from Saturday morning’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake, centered approximately 40 kilometres from the port. The cost to repair the damage to the port is likely to be tens of millions of dollars. Following the earthquake […]

  • 26 August 2010

    Lyttelton Port Co. has reiterated its commitment to merger talks with Port of Otago while posting weaker full-year earnings that it says … (business) [mappress] Source: business, August 26, 2010;

  • 8 January 2010

    Listed Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has lodged resource consent applications to deepen its navigation channel for larger vessels, at a cost of up to $100 million; a process Port Otago hopes to follow during the next few months. [mappress] Source: Otago Daily Times, January 8, 2010;

  • 23 December 2009

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch is planning a $100 million project to deepen the harbour channel by four metres… Source:stuff.co.nz,December 23,2009

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Heron Construction Company Ltd. announced today that the backhoe GPK, tug Kurutai and hopper barges WH761 and WH762 have completed the bund wall key trench for the Te Awaparahi Bay Reclamation in Lyttelton. “Heron is proud to have been a part of this great project with our JV partners C&R Developments and our client Lyttelton […]

  • 24 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 19 – 25, 2018).   Celebrating Van Oord’s 150th Anniversary Van Oord celebrated its 150th anniversary on Friday during an international symposium featuring top diplomat Christiana Figueres as guest speaker.   Prins Hendrik Sand Dike VIDEO Jan De Nul […]

  • 23 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 18-24, 2018).   VIDEO: Upgrading Wilmington District’s Dredger Merritt The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, held a Completion of Work Ceremony on June 7, celebrating the successful upgrade of Wilmington District’s dredger Merritt.   Works Kick off […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) has 14 monitoring buoys around the harbor and the wider coastal area, measuring water clarity, currents, wave height, salinity, dissolved oxygen and temperature. Dr Leonie Andersen from Vision Environment installed the buoys in September 2016 to provide baseline data on the harbor’s natural fluctuations before channel deepening/dredging begins this year. The […]

  • 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 […]