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  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne has just reported that their 2019/2020 dredging program is now complete. The company has presented a video about the dredging program, and how the dredging vessel, the Boskalis Magnor, is floated onto the semi-submersible Blue Marlin to be transported to its next destination. The port has ongoing dredging obligations to ensure […]

  • 25 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The dredging of Melbourne’s shipping channels will continue for another six months and return every five years despite the controversial project being declared complete… Source: Herald Sun, November 25, 2009;

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government will lease the operations of the state-owned Port of Melbourne, to help fund a record state-shaping infrastructure program for Victoria. Treasurer Michael O’Brien and Minister for Ports David Hodgett said commercial advice received from the port scoping study had recommended a medium-term lease of the Port of Melbourne as the most […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Increased container handling capacity for the Port of Melbourne was announced by the Victorian Government today. Redevelopment of areas of the port by Port of Melbourne Corporation will enable the port to meet an ever increasing trade demand and protect the economic future of Australia’s premier freight gateway. Highlights: – Webb Dock will resume being […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Case study examples of OMC International’s DUKC® technology are being taught for the first time at the University of Melbourne, OMC said in its latest release.  University of Melbourne’s Ocean Engineering Professor, Alexander Babanin, said that DUKC® content is being taught as part of an intensive week-long postgraduate port engineering unit developed with the support […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District will host a meeting on June 11 in Melbourne to provide the public with an update on the status of the Eau Gallie River dredging project. The 6 p.m. meeting will be held at Melbourne City Hall, 900 E. Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne. The District, in coordination with the […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Victorian Coalition Government has announced that Nick Easy has been appointed as CEO of the Port of Melbourne Corporation, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Nick Easy as the CEO of the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC), following the PoMC Board recommendation,” Mr […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government has today announced the appointment of financial and legal advisers to oversee the market process for a medium term lease of Australia’s largest container port, the Port of Melbourne. The Coalition Government has appointed joint financial advisers Morgan Stanley and Flagstaff Partners to manage the transaction. Minter Ellison has been appointed […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World Australia’s new 30,000 sqm Melbourne terminal expansion, at the former Bentley Chemplax site, was commissioned on Tuesday (15 March 2016), signalling the start of a suite of capital investment projects in 2016-17. The development is the terminal’s largest expansion project since 2010, and represents the first in a series of new investments in […]

  • 20 August 2009

    Melbourne’s status as Australia’s largest and most competitive container port will be cemented when a major dredging project is completed later this year, the state government says. But environmental activists are asking at what cost… More: Hellenic Shipping

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Melbourne Water began this month a trial of a custom-designed, fully integrated sediment dredging, separation and dewatering system. The three-month trial of this Dredging and Sediment Separation System (DSSS) is an innovative approach to minimizing the impact of our operational activities at a wetland, the surrounding parklands and nearby residents. The results of the trial […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The major maintenance dredging project is about to begin in the Port Melbourne Channel. The project will be carried out in the South Channel West, South East Dredged Material Ground and North Port Phillip including river Yarra, Williamstown Channel and Port Melbourne Channel. The dredging works will be conducted by TSHD Brisbane on a 24 hours/7 basis, according to […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Victorian Ports Melbourne announced today the completion of dredging works at various locations within the Port of Melbourne. The dredging, which began in December 2019, was carried out to remove a build-up of sediment and to ensure port’s berths and channels are maintained for shipping. The works took place at the following locations: Swanson […]

  • 30 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    MELBOURNE’S most popular beach destinations are disappearing and concerned locals blame dredging… Source: Herald Sun, November 30, 2009

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has issued Melbourne Water Corporation a notice requiring it remove a sediment stockpile at Thomas Street, Yarraville, after it was found to contain traces of asbestos last November. The sediment, which must be removed by early August, was dredged from Stony Creek as part of the water corporation’s routine maintenance […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced three reappointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Board, as the Port Capacity Project continues. Mr Hodgett said that he was pleased to reappoint Chairman Mark Birrell and Directors David Cranwell and Janice van Reyk. “I’m pleased to announce these appointments at a critical time for the Port […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne dredging program is expected to begin on the 25th of November 2019, the Australia’s largest container port said in its latest announcement.  Dredging works, set to be completed in March 2020, will be carried out at various locations within the port precinct and the South Channel in Port Phillip Bay to […]

  • 7 May 2012

    DP World announced a significant boost to DP World Melbourne’s capabilities with the first eight of 16 new energy-efficient straddle carriers starting operations. The new equipment with its greater capacity to handle containers will also help reduce DP World’s environmental footprint as well as improve efficiency and productivity at Australia‟s largest container port. A second […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Planning Matthew Guy has implemented Stage 2 of the Victorian Coalition Government’s commitment to protect Melbourne’s iconic rivers. “The Coalition Government is delivering on its commitment to protect Melbourne’s main waterways; the Yarra and Maribyrnong Rivers,” Mr Guy said. Mr Guy said local planning controls along the Yarra River between Burke Road, Ivanhoe […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Comanco Environmental, an environmental and civil construction company specializing in the construction of containment facilities, recently wrapped up construction on a Dredge Basin Liner Containment project in Melbourne, FL. Over 1.35 million SF of 40-mil smooth HDPE geomembrane was installed across two basins and a clarifying pond. In addition, 600 LF of HDPE embed on […]

  • 25 March 2010

    Massive vessel breaks nation’s cargo record. RISING out of the ocean like the Incredible Hulk, the Xin Yan Tai dwarfed the tug boat bobbing below it at a West Melbourne dock yesterday. [mappress] Source:heraldsun,March 25,2010;

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne Corporation’s 2011-12 Annual Report, tabled in the Victorian Parliament today, sets a solid foundation for the $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project, Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said today. “The Port of Melbourne recorded increases across all cargo types in 2011-12 leading to a record overall throughput of 87 million revenue tonnes,” […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maintenance dredging works are scheduled to begin on 19 February 2015 in the South Channel West, South East Dredged Material Ground and North Port Phillip including river Yarra, Williamstown Channel, Port Melbourne Channel. According to Victorian Notices to Mariners, the dredging works will be conducted on a 24 hours/7 days per week basis and will be undertaken with […]

  • 4 September 2012

    The Baillieu Government is ignoring departmental advice to consider placing Melbourne’s second major container port at Bay West Port, claims the State Opposition. “There are significant environmental and transport concerns about the Government’s preferred choice, Hastings,” the Opposition said. “The Government is refusing to listen to its own departmental advice,” stated Tim Pallas, the Shadow […]

  • 4 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord: Annual Report 2012 (The Netherlands) Van Oord publishes its annual report 2012 yesterday. In this integrated report, Van Oord reviews the course of business in the company in 2012.   Minister Not Warned about Risks of Fitzroy Delta Port (Australia) Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke admits he was never warned about the ‘extreme’ risks […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project has been given the go ahead following a decision by Planning Minister Matthew Guy to provide the planning approval for works to commence at Melbourne’s Webb Dock. “The Port Capacity Project demonstrates the Coalition Government’s commitment to ensuring the Port of Melbourne remains Australia’s leading container, automotive and general […]