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  • 31 August 2011

    There are concerns someone will get killed following the running aground of boats on the sand bar at the Mooloolah River mouth… By Mark Bode (sunshinecoastdaily) [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, August 31, 2011;

  • 15 April 2012
    Vessels

    According to the Sunshine Coast Daily, a heavy duty dredge, Port Frederick, sailed into Mooloolaba harbour to begin its work dredging the dangerous sandbar at the Mooloolah River mouth. The dredge, from the Gold Coast, will start to pump sand off the bar as soon as its initial testing is completed. Member for Maroochydore Fiona […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Recent good weather and calm conditions have been welcome news for dredging operations at the mouth of the Mooloolah River. The ‘Saibai’ has now been able to dredge a channel in the sand bar down to the required depth for the safe passage of vessels crossing the Mooloolah River Bar. The dredge will now concentrate […]

  • 26 January 2010

    Shadow Minister for Main Roads and Transport and Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson has welcomed the news that a permanent pipeline will be constructed at the mouth of the Mooloolah River to allow for regular dredging… [mappress] Source: My Sunshine Coast, January 25, 2010:

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in the Mooloolah River inner harbor are now underway, according to the Maritime Safety Queensland. As reported, Hall Contracting’s cutter suction dredge ‘Navua’ and support work boats will be undertaking the inner harbor dredging project until late March 2020 (weather permitting). Qld State Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson commented, “Maintaining a safe and […]

  • 14 July 2011

    Dredging operations have begun in the Mooloolah River entrance and approaches in Brisbane and will continue until August 31…   (lloydslistdcn) [mappress] Source: lloydslistdcn, July 14, 2011;

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A hydrographic survey of the Mooloolah River and its coastal bar on Tuesday, February 27, showed a shoal patch extending from the end of the eastern breakwater in a westerly direction past the centerline of the channel, reports the Department of Transport and Main Roads – Maritime Safety Queensland. The shoal has a least depth […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has recently added a $1.3 million amphibious dredge to its fleet. The company’s CEO Cameron Hall also announced plans to purchase an additional four of the European machines over the coming months. Mr Hall said that the dredge – recently christened Mooloolah River – is currently the […]

  • 11 April 2012

    As sunshinecoastdaily.com reports, a heavy duty dredge is expected to arrive at Mooloolaba on Friday to clear a dangerous build-up of sand at the Mooloolah River bar. The arrival of the barge will mean improved safety for boaties but a temporary halt to the sand replenishment program at Mooloolaba. “The beach replenishment needs to be […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Acording to the Sunshine Coast Daily, a heavy duty dredge the Port Fredrick suffered a damaged propeller when it was pushed on to the sandbar by a heavy swell yesterday morning. The 49.5 metre dredge was on its way to a slipway in Brisbane last night where the extent of the damage could be assessed […]

  • 10 April 2012

    State MP Fiona Simpson has welcomed news that a heavier duty barge is to be deployed to Mooloolah River mouth to help address the dangerous sand build up. MSQ have confirmed the dredge to arrive on April 13 subject to weather conditions. “It is needed urgently as the current dredge had been unable to handle […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The Mooloolah River dredging has been taken up again after poor weather conditions made the vessel unable to safely conduct its work, reports Sunshine CoastDaily. Maritime Safety Queensland general manager, Patrick Quirk, said: “We’re committed to providing navigable access to Mooloolaba harbor.” “Our harbour master has issued a notice to boaties about the dredging and […]

  • 28 May 2012

    The entrance to the Mooloolaba Harbour is back in business again after the successfully dredging of the channel, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said. Ms Simpson said boaties would be pleased to know the problem entrance to the Mooloolah River, which had caused recreational and commercial boaties grave safety concerns due to a large sand […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Bad weather has stalled dredging at the Mooloolah River mouth, according to sunshinecoastdaily.com. The arrival of a dredge more capable of working during rough conditions than the one that had been operating at Mooloolaba was delayed. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said she understood that the dredge could be finished within a fortnight. Ms Simpson […]

  • 17 May 2012

    After five picture perfect days of calm seas, Hall Contracting’s Cutter Suction Dredge, “SAIBAI”, has successfully opened the channel of the notoriously difficult-to-cross Mooloolah River Mouth in Queensland, Australia. Director of Hall Contracting, Peter Hall, said this is a welcome change after the recent run of bad weather. “The project has delivered a double benefit […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Regional Council will start pumping sand onto two popular Coast beaches from early June, ensuring they are storm ready, healthy and enjoyable for summer. Division 8 Councillor O’Pray said from June 9, Council would pump over 75,000 cubic meters of sand onto Maroochydore Beach. “The dredger has arrived and everything is on […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The original dredge, the “Saibai” is back in operation this morning at the Mooloolaba Harbour entrance during calmer weather, which was the good news, MP Fiona Simpson said. “The bad news is that the heavier dredge, the Port Frederick, has been found to be more badly damaged than originally hoped with both propellors damaged, meaning […]

  • 3 January 2012

    Mooloolaba’s fishing and tourism industries are calling on the State Government to fund a larger dredge to remove sand from the mouth of …   By Kate Clifford (sunshinecoastdaily) [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, January 03, 2012;

  • 6 February 2012

    Coastguard commander John Annabell says Saturday’s incident is another glaring example of the need to find a quick and permanent solution to…     By Mark Bode (sunshinecoastdaily) [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, February 6, 2012;

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council’s winter sand renourishment program, the sand pumping operations started this month at Maroochydore Beach and Mooloolaba Spit. Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said that the Council will pump over 75,000 cubic meters of sand onto Maroochydore Beach. “Between June and August, we’ll pump around 7000 cubic meters of […]

  • 9 August 2011

    Australian dredging contractor Hall Contracting Pty Ltd is progressing well on dredging works at the Mooloolah River entrance on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Using the 400mm Cutter Suction Dredger “Navua”, Hall is clearing approximately 30,000m3 of sand from the river mouth and using it to replenish the popular tourist beach. Weather conditions are unfavourable at times […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Mooloolaba boaties welcomed news of the dredge Port Frederick’s return this weekend, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said today. Maritime Safety Queensland has contracted the Port Frederick at a cost of $400,000 to clear the dangerous sand shoal which has caused problems for commercial and recreational boaties trying to enter the Mooloolaba Harbour. Delays were […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations started at Mooloolaba Spit today and is likely to take a month, weather permitting, according to the Sunshine Coast Council. This work is part of Council’s winter sand renourishment program and it will ensure that the beaches are storm ready, healthy and enjoyable for summer. The beaches will be reprofiled at the end of […]

  • 3 June 2020

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has added a new $1.5 million amphibious dredger to its fleet of equipment. Commenting the latest news, Hall Contracting CEO Cameron Hall said that the dredge – christened Maroochy River – was one of two in the company’s fleet with the capabilities to operate both on land […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has today attacked the State Labor Government for their flip flop over promised action to improve safety at the Mooloolah river mouth. “Only weeks ago, at a meeting I convened with Maritime Safety Queensland, the government said they were investigating more effective upgrades to the dredging programme at the Mooloolaba […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Sand shifting will soon begin at Mooloolaba Harbour, making it easier for boats to navigate. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the $350,000 bypass system would prevent sand entering the navigation channel. “Sand will be removed before it crosses the entrance to Mooloolaba Harbour, and will then be transferred and deposited to Mooloolaba Beach, replenishing […]