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  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) was recently granted resource consent by Environment Canterbury to dredge the existing shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Whakaraupō. The Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) subsequently appealed the consent, primarily over concerns about effects on local surf breaks. Peter Davie, LPC Chief Executive and Michael Gunson, SPS Research and Communications announced today that SPS […]

  • 26 March 2012

    Tauranga’s Mayor Stuart Crosby has made the first local pledge in support of Earth Hour as part of the global campaign to dare the world to save the planet – ‘I will if you will.’ The international theme of Earth Hour 2012 is being embraced by Bayfair Shopping Centre this month, which in partnership with […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An aid project delivered in Tuvalu by Australian-owned dredging and civil construction company Hall Pacific in conjunction with New Zealand’s Calibre Consulting has taken out a prestigious Gold Award as part of the 2016 Innovate Awards of Excellence held in New Zealand in September. The awards recognize excellence in engineering and consulting and saw the […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga today celebrated a new record of more than one million TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units) processed in a year – a first for any New Zealand port. The milestone cements Port of Tauranga’s position as the busiest container port in New Zealand, the port said in its announcement. Port of Tauranga Chief […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today congratulated Namibian Marine Phosphate on news it has received a mining licence from that country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry. “It’s an exciting global milestone for the industry,” CRP chief executive Chris Castle said. “We hope to be in a similar position within a few months.” NMP is now waiting to […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s freight gateway Port of Tauranga today reported that the company is positioned for further growth as it moves to put in place the final elements of infrastructure expansion necessary to support the arrival of the next generation of container vessels to New Zealand waters. The company will commence its long-awaited project to dredge […]

  • 20 May 2010

    New Zealand marine company Electronic Navigation (ENL) has made its first export into China after signing a major deal with a Fortune… [mappress] Source: wassp, May 20, 2010

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new marine community monitoring initiative, led by the University of Otago’s Department of Marine Science and the New Zealand Marine Studies Center, is set to begin exploring the consequences of dredging on Otago Harbor’s rocky shore communities. Funded by the Otago Pilot of the Participatory Science Platform, the Sediment and Seashores monitoring project is […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Zealand marine electronics company, Electronic Navigation Ltd (ENL) has won an award at the New Zealand Boat Show over the weekend for their WASSP Multibeam Sonar. The Wide Angle Sonar Seafloor Profiler (WASSP) was chosen amongst a number of finalists as the winner of the Most Innovative International Product Award. In choosing the winner, […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will help fund a new dredge for the Port of Greymouth to ensure the regional fishing fleet have a reliable and productive harbor, Parliamentary Undersecretary for Regional Economic Development Fletcher Tabuteau announced today. “Last year the movements of vessels in the lagoon were restricted to high tide as water levels […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port is one step closer to welcoming the world’s largest cruise ships to Canterbury with all piling complete on New Zealand’s first purpose-built cruise berth. Since late 2018, 66 marine and 384 land-based piles totaling almost 10 kilometers have been driven in the project, ensuring the structure is ready to open in November and […]

  • 18 December 2009

    Hauraki Gulf tribes and environmental groups are unhappy about a plan to dump dredged spoil on the continental shelf near Great Barrier Island… Source: New Zealand Herald, December 18, 2009

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port Nelson, New Zealand, has just announced that commencing today (October 31) contractors will be drilling of the seabed in and around the port for geotechnical purposes. According to the company’s environmental officer, Kelly Leonard, the drilling is needed before the company can begin dredging operations in the shipping channel, and before the port’s main […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Wynyard Edge Alliance (WEA) team has been working hard lately making a good progress on the America’s Cup bases in Auckland. According to the Alliance, the breakwater along Hobson Wharf (Breakwater 8) is complete, with minor finishing works wrapped up in early July. They also added that all 84 piles for the Hobson Wharf […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just started its baseline water quality monitoring program for its proposed Channel Deepening Project, the largest environmental monitoring program ever undertaken for a dredging project in New Zealand. LPC is planning to dredge the shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō to deepen it in preparation for the visits of larger container […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    An important step in the restoration of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere is currently underway. There is key progress on a significant science project for the Whakaora Te Waihora restoration program, with the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) installing a 100-meter wave barrier on the south-eastern side of the lake to enable submerged plants, […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finalists have recently been announced in two Riverprize categories for 2015 – the Morgan Foundation New Zealand Riverprize and the Thiess International Riverprize. Riverprize is the world’s most prestigious river award giving recognition to those who have developed and implemented outstanding, visionary and sustainable programs in river management and restoration.   The finalists in the Morgan Foundation […]

  • 13 March 2014

    Astika Holdings updates its shareholders on the progression of the previously announced Nantong Dredging acquisition. Astika Holdings, Inc., is near completion in finalizing the terms of the acquisition and estimates the final terms of the acquisition to be announced to the shareholders by the end of this month. Mark Richards, the director for Astika Holdings […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Multibeam sonar manufacturer, WASSP Ltd, part of the ENL Group has launched a new look website. Designed to be the complete online resource for multibeam sonar, the new site is more interactive than ever before. Site visitors will be able to freely browse through WASSP’s system range and whether it be for commercial fishing, workboats […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Alan Jamieson and Prof. Stuart Piertney from the University of Aberdeen with collaborators from NIWA, New Zealand and the Museum of Natural History in Paris, France, have been awarded a new 2-year project by the TOTAL Foundation in France. The Project entitled “Trench Connection” will expand their current sampling campaigns in the Kermadec Trench […]

  • 7 June 2010

    The New Zealand Shippers’ Council welcomes the announcement last week that a positive recommendation has been made by the hearing panel… [mappress] Source: voxy, June 7, 2010;

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP) will receive a Callaghan Innovation Research and Development (R&D) Growth Grant. Callaghan provides R&D Growth Grants to increase R&D investment in businesses.  These on-demand, three-year grants provide 20 per cent public co-funding for qualifying firms’ eligible R&D expenditure, capped at $5m per annum. After two years of funding, businesses can be […]