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  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than a year after last January’s storms in Franklin Local Board area, work to fix the damage left in their wake continues, said New Zealand’s Auckland Council in its latest release.  “It’s been a long haul,” Franklin Local Board member Alan Cole said. “Damage was done on both coasts and while some of it […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Holland Dredge Design (HDD), a Dutch company involved in engineering, designing, building, supplying and maintenance of all sorts of dredgers and dredging equipment, is currently building components for a new trailing suction hopper dredger. According to HDD’s latest announcement, their trailing suction hopper dredge gantries are almost ready for transportation to New Zealand. This delivery, set to […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today welcomed a clarification issued by the Environmental Protection Authority regarding its staff report issued yesterday. The EPA in its announcement said the process for considering the application was still at an early stage. “Further information on the application and its effects is to come from both the applicant, and in the […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Otago’s consent application RM11.153 to dispose of dredged material at the Heyward Pt and Spit Beach (Aramoana Beach) for a further 3 years is a real and present threat to the New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement (NZCPS) nationally listed surfbreaks of Aramoana, Karitane, and at Murderers Bay. What is of concern to the Surfbreak […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Highly sophisticated computer models of the turbidity from material disturbed during extraction of rock phosphate nodules by Chatham Rock Phosphate have shown encouraging results. The modelling work is being undertaken by Dutch applied research organisation Deltares using complex modelling techniques developed at their Delft headquarters. Deltares was asked to look at the dispersion behaviour of […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Dredging the degraded Porirua Harbour would be a waste of $5 million, according to a new report…   By BRONWYN TORRIE  (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff, January 20, 2012;

  • 22 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Independent research on Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP) prepared by Edison Investment Research says the most significant risks relating to the project are easing. “CRP is moving closer to demonstrating a commercially and technically viable undersea mining project, risks still remain but the most significant are easing.” “Doubts over the technical viability of undersea seabed mining […]

  • 12 October 2011

    A plan to clean up Porirua’s Harbour is one step closer to being signed off – three years after it was started…   BY BRONWYN TORRIE (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff, October 12, 2011;

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is due to start next month on a concrete retaining wall to protect The Esplanade at Princess Bay from erosion caused by big seas in southerly storms. One section of footpath collapsed in February 2013 and more of the pathway was damaged in the severe southerly storm that hit Wellington last June. A total […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A proposal to increase the budget for sediment removal from three of Pukekura Park’s lakes has been declined by the Monitoring Committee. The committee instead recommended the re-tendering of the project’s contract for an estimated cost of $1.2 million be considered as part of the Long-Term Plan. The full Council will consider the committee’s recommendation […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Port Otago says it expects to go to court to defend its harbour dredging plans after only partially successful mediation with opposing …   (radionz) [mappress] Source: radionz, January 12, 2012; Image: portotago

  • 23 September 2011

    The Bay of Plenty Regional Council recently reviewed progress in the Tauranga Harbour programme and gave direction on future action for …   (sunlive) [mappress] Source: sunlive, September 23, 2011;

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the final council meeting for the year, held yesterday, Environment Southland Councillors agreed to make a submission in support of a proposal that would create a Marine Protected Area for the Haldane Estuary in the Catlins. The Government has committed to conserving at least 10% of New Zealand’s coastal and marine area by 2020 […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Port of Tauranga today posted a record half-year result as it consolidates its position as the country’s leading freight gateway. Revenue for the six months to December rose 14% to $105.7 million, from $92.8 million in the same period last year, while Net Profit After Tax rose 22% to $34.6 from $28.4 million, reflecting strong […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has appointed London corporate finance advisers Wimmer Financial to manage an international capital raising over coming weeks. The financing, by private placement, is likely to be determined by a book build process managed in conjunction with Wimmer Financial. The offering, for qualified investors, is likely to be the final capital raising required […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kennedy Point Boatharbour Limited has released preliminary conceptual design plans for an approximately 200-berth marina proposed to be built at Kennedy Point in Putiki Bay, on the south-west side of Waiheke Island. A New Zealand marina developer Tony Mair and an expert team of specialist consultants are conferring with interested parties on the concept designs and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Local Organizing Committee, the National Committee for Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Engineers Australia, PIANC Australia and Engineering New Zealand has announced that the Australasian Coasts and Ports 2019 Conference will take place on September 10-13, 2019 at the Grand Chancellor Hotel, Hobart, TAS. The conference theme “Future directions from 40°S and beyond” reflects the […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Upgrades to Ringgi Wharf on Kolombangara Island, Keru Wharf on Keru Island, Ngasini Wharf on Vangunu Island and Susabona and Tatamba Wharves in Santa Isabel have been successfully completed ahead of schedule and under budget in the second phase of the Domestic Maritime Support Project. The Asian Development Bank (ADB), along with the Governments of […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Gippsland’s new purpose-built dredge has started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the thousands of recreational and commercial vessels that cross the Lakes Entrance bar every year. The new 60-meter trailing suction hopper dredge was built by Dutch company Damen at its Yichang Shipyard in Hubei province, China. Gippsland Ports will operate […]

  • 29 December 2011

    Bay of Plenty iwi will consider appealing against an Environment Court decision allowing the Port of Tauranga to dredge the harbour to widen its shipping channels. The dredging would remove about 15 million cubic metres of material from the seabed, leaving the main channel into the port just over 17 metres deeper. Iwi are concerned […]

  • 23 June 2011

    The time-frame of Port Otago’s expanded dredging operations will be eased back with the imminent vessel downsizing by its largest customer,… By Simon Hartley (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, June 23, 2011

  • 19 May 2011

    On 16 May 2011, Ports of Auckland commenced construction of a new reinforced concrete mooring dolphin, some 50m north of the existing dolphi… (bymnews) [mappress] Source: bymnews, May 19, 2011;

  • 28 May 2010

    Port Otago has lodged a resource consent application with the Otago Regional Council for its proposed “next generation” $100 million channel… [mappress] Source: odt, May 28, 2010;

  • 21 December 2010

    The Milford Sound Development Authority Board has approved a $5.7 million redevelopment of its Freshwater Basin Harbour…   (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff, December 21, 2010;

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has been awarded a silver award in the ‘Innovation’ category for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme, delivered on behalf of the Environment Agency. The company is listed as a Green World Award winner alongside governments and organizations from countries including South Korea, Poland, Malaysia, UAE, Colombia, New Zealand, Germany, Bahrain, Singapore and Brazil. […]