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  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s international freight gateway Port of Tauranga has today reported another record annual result as it reaps the rewards of its twenty-year investment programme to extend its freight catchment across the country. Revenue rose 7% from $227.2 million to $244.1 million. Underlying Group Net Profit After Tax rose 5% from $73.5 million to a […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has this week opened various wharf and ramp structures built by Sunshine Coast dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting in the remote territory of Tokelau, a dependent territory of New Zealand in the southern Pacific Ocean. The wharves – funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga, the New Zealand’s largest freight gateway, today announced that they are on track to become the first port in the country to transport more than one million containers across its wharves in a single year. Commenting the port’s half year financial results, Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, Mark Cairns, said that he […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Decision Making Committee (DMC), appointed by the Board of the Environmental Protection Authority to decide a marine consent application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR), has granted consent, subject to conditions, for the company to mine iron sands off the South Taranaki Bight. The Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) DMC decision is the first approval for […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Thames-Coromandel District Council said in their latest announcement that the HMNZS Manawanui will pay a final visit to Whitianga from 30 January to 5 February for ceremonies and parades ahead of its official decommissioning on 23 February at Devonport. The ship will be berthed at the wharf for most of its visit and minor disruption […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    New Zealand dredging contractor, Heron Construction Co Ltd. celebrated last Friday, December 4th, a keel-laying ceremony for the new dredger that is being built in China. The dipperdredger is under construction at Qinhuangdao China Harbor Shipbuilding Industry Co. and is expected to be ready for transport to New Zealand by the summer of 2016 where she will […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at Timaru’s port have been successfully wrapped up, New Zealand’s news site Stuff reports.  According to the PrimePort Timaru chief executive, Phil Melhopt, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Albatross was stationed in Timaru where it had been keeping the main channel into the port at required depths of about 10.8 meters. The […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Delta Marine Consultants has signed a new license agreement for an Xbloc project – the Waitangi Wharf Upgrade. This coastal scheme is located on the Chatham Islands, one of New Zealand’s most remote communities. Waitangi Warf is a critical lifeline for the Chatham Islands, and is ready for a big upgrade. Around 4,500 XBlocs will be used […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cardno’s Water and Environment Leader – New Zealand, Kyle Christensen, is presenting at this year’s Korean Water Resources Association Annual Conference, being held at the Del Pino Resort near Seoul from May 28 to 29. Mr. Christensen will present a river restoration case study, detailing how, by working with the natural erosive power of the river during minor floods, […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Downer and McConnell Dowell consortium has been selected as the preferred construction partner for the infrastructure required to host the 36th America’s Cup in Auckland, New Zealand. The infrastructure development in Auckland’s Harbor will include ground improvements, dredging, construction of wharf extensions, breakwaters, marine and port accessory structures and services, extensions to existing private and […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    One year since work began on the stabilization of the river bank in the Anse La Raye community in Saint Lucia, New Zealand High Commissioner H.E. Jan Henderson paid a visit to the site which has seen a marked difference in flooding incidents. The Grande Rivière river, which flows through the coastal village to the sea, […]

  • 25 August 2010

    Port of Tauranga has welcomed the Shippers Council recommendation that it should become New Zealand’s North Island international hub port…   (voxy) [mappress] Source: voxy, August 25, 2010;

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Heron Construction Ltd, a New Zealand company involved in dredging and marine construction works, has launched the latest addition to its fleet in Qinhuangdao, China. The GPK, a DFY B-type backhoe dredger, was launched on August 6, the company said in its announcement. The vessel, named in honor of the late director Gerard Paul Kroef, will be transported […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The two largest container terminal operators in New Zealand, Port of Tauranga Ltd and Ports of Auckland Ltd have announced their intention to launch a single container management portal called “PortConnect’. “With this project, we have buried our historical differences to work collaboratively whilst still remaining fiercly competitive,” Ports of Auckland Chief Executive Tony Gibson […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Eastland Port’s dredger Pukunui is going about its work in the bay, maintaining the depth of the channel. “Eastland Port, like all ports in New Zealand, is designated an essential service by the government for COVID-19 Level 4,” said chief operating officer Andrew Gaddum. “We’re required to keep the port fully operational at all times, […]

  • 20 August 2009

    Iwi are concerned about the environmental impact a plan to dredge Tauranga Harbour will have on centuries-old shellfish beds… More: New Zealand Herald

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project continues as dredging of the canal resumes and water treatment works move to the second containment site at the Whakatāne River end of the Kopeopeo Canal. According to the Deputy Project Manager, Ken Tarboton, moving to the new containment site off Keepa Road represents great progress made by the […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    High priority works to improve stream health and repair erosion damage were completed recently on several streams in the Rotorua area, reported the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The Council has been stabilizing stream banks with rock armoring after a severe weather event caused significant erosion along its banks last April. According to the Bay […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new Waitangi Wharf on Rēkohu/Chatham Islands/Wharekauri was officially opened by Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin today. According to Minister Martin,“This $52 million wharf upgrade is very significant for the Chatham Islands community, which relies on shipping for essential resources, like diesel for the electricity grid and fuel for air services.” “The increased operating capacity […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate’s shares today reached a new high price of 46c, double that of two weeks ago, on the back of several key milestones. The company’s market capitalisation at that price is nearly $59 million, compared with $22 million before the issue of about 30 million shares on 24 September to Royal Boskalis and […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Napier City Council, New Zealand, announced today that the city’s Inner Harbor is to be dredged next week. “The Inner Harbor will undergo dredging next week, beginning Monday 25th March,” city officials said in the release. “Dredging is an essential measure to ensure all vessels entering and exiting the harbor can do so safely.” Over […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Heavy machinery will start arriving in Oamaru between 27th September and 2nd October for stage one of a dredging contract carried out by Rooney Earth Moving, according to the Waitaki District Council’s latest announcement.  Under the project, the contractors will be dredging a 120 meter long by 40 meter wide portion of the Oamaru harbor channel […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The restoration of Kaikoura Harbor after last year’s magnitude 7.8 earthquake is expected to be completed by the middle of the year, according to the New Zealand Government’s latest release. Civil Defense Minister, Gerry Brownlee, has announced progress on the slipway, ramp and channel deepening as a result of the November 14 earthquake lifting the […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of Police, the Defense Force has carried out a controlled explosion on part of what is believed to be an historic military artillery shell. It was found in Otago Harbor a few days ago by a worker connected to the dredging of the shipping channel. Police sent photographs of the device to […]