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  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast – has just announced that the NSW Government will provide $600,000 for dredging works at the Entrance channel. In the release he said that this funding is required to be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Central Coast Council, allowing for a $1.2 million project. According to […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shoalhaven is set to become the State’s latest recreational fishing hotspot, with the final location for the South Coast’s first offshore artificial reef unveiled yesterday by the NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, and Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward. Ms. Hodgkinson said the South Coast artificial reef will be located about four kilometres offshore […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      NSW Trade & Investment Crown Lands has announced that planning for the Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project is underway. “Following the decision earlier this year Crown Lands has taken over responsibility from Bega Valley Shire Council for delivery of the project. The NSW government will work closely with Council during planning and construction for this important community project,” […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business development

    City of Newcastle’s (New South Wales) long-term plan to manage erosion along Stockton’s coastline has been certified by the State Government. This sees Newcastle become the first in NSW to have a coastal management program (CMP) confirmed under the Government’s new coastal management framework. With the CMP included in the NSW Government Gazette published Friday, […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working under a joint venture for NSW, Osiris Marine Services & Nordic Offshore Marine mobilised the DP1 barge the Atlantis with a full survey/diving/cable repair complimented by subcontractor Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation’s twin R2000 shallow water controlled flow excavation tool. The East West Interconnector Project (EWIP) involved the installation of two HVDC and a […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new plan of action to manage coastal erosion at Lennox Head has been given the green light by the NSW Government. Ballina Shire Council’s Coastal Zone Management Plan has been certified by Planning Minister Rob Stokes and includes proposed works such as an upgrade to the Lennox Head seawall to protect the road and […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The NSW Government has agreed to certify the Greater Taree Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) prepared by council, subject to minor amendments, but has not supported the additional idea to construct a rock revetment wall at Old Bar. Environment Minister Rob Stokes certified the plan following examination of all available documents including a social and […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has committed $455,000 for navigational dredging of Yamba boat harbor to improve boating access, Clarence MP, Chris Gulaptis announced yesterday. “This important project will improve safe navigation for the commercial fishing fleet and recreational vessels,” Mr Gulaptis said. “Around 20,000 cubic meters of sand will be dredged from the channel and pumped […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has finalized its arbitration of a dispute between Glencore Coal Assets Australia Pty Ltd (Glencore) and Port of Newcastle Operations Pty Ltd (PNO) about terms and conditions for accessing the ‘declared’ shipping channel service at the Port of Newcastle. The ACCC has determined that PNO should reduce its […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Shoalhaven City Council has received $700,000 from NSW government’s ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program that will be used for funding three dredging projects. Joanna Gash, the city’s major, has welcomed the injection of over $700,000 funding into the area’s local waterways,. Member for South Coast, Shelley Hancock this morning announced that Council was successful in applying […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Government’s commitment to a “one stop shop” for environmental approvals could see lower standards for the Queensland environment including the Great Barrier Reef than other states. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director for the Australia Marine Conservation Society, said the EPBC “assessment bilaterals” set the rules on how states will assess […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of New South Wales has given planning approval for Australian Industrial Energy to construct the gas terminal at Port Kembla. According to an official announcement, the new terminal will accommodate Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carrier ships, a floating LNG handling facility, wharf infrastructure and a pipeline to connect to the existing NSW east […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, today announced that the NSW Government has chosen Merimbula as the site for a new offshore artificial reef. “The Merimbula reef is one of five offshore artificial reefs DPI will deploy over the next three years,” said Mr. Blair. “Over 50 different species of fish have been identified on […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand will begin arriving at Stockton Beach today as City of Newcastle, NSW, begins the anticipated beach nourishment project. The project is in response to severe erosion at the southern end of Stockton Beach and is also a pilot sand and wave-monitoring project to inform future management of the beach. City […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coffs Harbor City Council has agreed to forward a Draft Coastal Hazard Planning Proposal to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for agreement for it to go on public exhibition in 2015. The draft planning proposal follows the adoption in 2013 of a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for Coffs Harbor which addresses the […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FM Glenn Constructions have been awarded a contract to manufacture 1200 concrete blocks that will be a part of the future upgrade to the Coffs Harbor northern breakwater. “The new wall will increase the level of protection to people, property and boats at the Coffs Harbor marina by preventing from waves overtopping the breakwater,” Mr Niall […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The MidCoast Council (NSW) has commenced works on a long awaited Harrington Back Channel Dredging project. The work will be undertaken by Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd of Castle Hill, Australia. Dredging works are anticipated to take 10 weeks and will be completed in time for the busy Christmas period. According to the Council, the project will […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NSW Treasurer and Member for Bega Andrew Constance and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay announced a $10 million upgrade to the Port of Eden. “The Port of Eden Infrastructure Improvement Program will deliver new boating infrastructure and improve maritime safety in Twofold Bay,” Mr Constance said. Mr Constance said the NSW Coalition Government […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of a sand transfer system – the first of its kind on the NSW coast – is progressing well and on schedule at Jimmys Beach near Hawks Nest, informs the MidCoast Council. From this winter, this system will help to maintain a sand buffer to prepare the beach for erosion during severe weather events. The arrangement […]

  • 17 February 2010

    THE NSW government has unveiled plans for the development of Port Kembla’s Outer Harbour. [mappress] Source: Shipping Industry, February 17, 2010

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Yasmin Catley, Member for Swansea, NSW, is calling on the Berejiklian government to fund a permanent dredging solution the Swansea Channel after a yacht ran aground near Swan Bay on Wednesday. Marine Rescue Lake Macquarie was called out to the yacht to tow the vessel from the shoal to deeper water. The Marine Rescue crew […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last week, a roundtable discussion was held on the topic of the proposed dredging at Ettalong Channel in the NSW Central Coast. Chaired by Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast Scot MacDonald MLC, the meeting was attended by representatives from Department of Premier & Cabinet, Department of Industry – Lands and Forestry (DoI), Roads and […]

  • 7 September 2011

    The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government today announced plans to refinance State-owned assets at Port Botany, in addition to the leasing of… [mappress] Source: sydneyports, September 7, 2011;

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Swansea Channel dredging program has officially started. Roads and Maritime Services, a NSW Government agency delivering safe and efficient journeys throughout NSW, said that boaters are advised to keep clear of dredging work and exercise extreme caution in the Swansea Channel between Pelican Marina and “The Dropover” for about two months. The dredge barge […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heron Construction Company Ltd. has been selected as the contractor for the Eden Breakwater Wharf extension project. According to the East Coast Radio, Heron will carry out dredging works that signal the start of the $44 million project. “In the next 12 months the NSW Government will be delivering $24 million of a promised $32 million for […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Scot MacDonald MLC has just announced that coastal councils can apply for NSW Government funding for essential dredging projects under the “Rescuing Our Waterways” program. According to Mr MacDonald, the State Government recently announced an additional $6 million over four years for the program, as part of the NSW […]