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  • 31 July 2013

    Gladstone Ports Corporation has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer, Craig Doyle, to commence with the corporation on Monday 16 September 2013. Craig has held numerous senior roles and is currently the Executive General Manager (equivalent to CEO level) for Wilmar, Australia’s ‘largest sugar milling’ and renewable energy from biomass cogeneration’ company, with responsibility for […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The first of hundreds of massive boulders will be moved into place at Kirra Point groyne today. Mayor Tom Tate said the work, to reinstate 30 metres of Kirra groyne that was removed in 1996, marks a significant milestone for one of the Gold Coast’s most iconic surf beaches. “The local surfing community asked City […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abell Point Marina’s decision to step in as major sponsor of this year’s Airlie Beach Race Week provides an opportunity for the owner to showcase the soon to be rebranded and reinvigorated marina precinct. The precinct’s marketing and business development manager, Luke McCaul, said sponsorship of this year’s Race Week was a natural fit for […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new Federal Environment Minister will today meet with stakeholders of a major multi-billion dollar coal port expansion in north Queensland. Mark Butler will fly over Abbot Point near Bowen today before meeting with the port operator, environmental groups and fishermen in Townsville. The visit comes after Mr Butler announced last week he would delay […]

  • 9 July 2013

       The Australian Greens are urging Environment Minister Butler to reject the dredging and dumping proposal for the Abbot Point coal port expansion before the election, after he deferred a decision on the project today. “The Abbot Point coal port expansion would see up to 3 million cubic metres of sediment dumped in our precious […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association (SEA Europe) has announced that IHC Merwede’s President, Govert Hamers, will succeed Lars Gorvell-Dahll as Chairman in October 2013. Mr Gorvell-Dahll’s will step down midway through his tenure to become the Managing Director of the maritime arm of the Federation of Norwegian Industries. SEA Europe was jointly founded […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia welcomed the appointment of Mark Butler MP as Australia’s new Minister for Climate Change and Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Water. The conservation organisation nominated a redoubling of efforts to ensure the Great Barrier Reef is not listed as “World Heritage in Danger” and stronger pollution reduction targets to tackle climate change as […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is the organisation responsible for managing and monitoring Abbot Point’s port environment, and they have recognised that seagrasses are an important and sensitive component of marine habitats within the port and are committed to monitoring and maintaining the health of these habitats. The baseline assessments and experimental program at […]

  • 27 June 2013

    The Australian Greens today wrote to the Environment Minster urging him to reject the dredging and dumping proposal to expand Abbot Point coal port in the Great Barrier Reef, after Labor supported a Greens motion to stop Reef dumping in the Senate yesterday. “After approving millions of tonnes of sediment to be dumped in the […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalama has appointed a new environmental manager, Tabitha Reeder. Reeder is the first full-time environmental manager at the Port and will manage all environmental affairs of the Port including development permitting, regulatory compliance, environmental assessments and site remediation consistent with the Port’s strategic plan. Reeder, who has a strong background in environmental […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new study has revealed dredging for proposed canal housing at Point Peron would contaminate marine life in the area, strengthening the case against the planned development. “The threat dredging poses to local fisheries and marine life is one of many reasons this development is totally inappropriate for Point Peron,” said Greens Senator for Western […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Green groups’ claims about future development at Abbot Point coal port reveal their hypocrisy and determination to oppose any and every development to the detriment of the Queensland economy and Queenslanders. The Australian Marine Conservation Society’s depiction of proposed expansion of Abbot Point as a ‘mega-port’ was misleading, Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has finalised the Public Environment Report (PER) Supplementary Report for the Port of Abbot Point capital dredging project (iEPBC Reference Number 2011/6213). The Supplementary Report has recently been lodged with the Commonwealth Department of Sustainability: Environment, Water, Population and Communities (SEWPaC) in accordance with Section 99 of the EPBC […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister, Tony Burke, today approved the Anketell Point Iron Ore Processing and Export Port project in Western Australia, subject to 45 strict conditions. Mr Burke said with these conditions in place, he is satisfied that the project can go ahead without unacceptable impacts on matters protected under national environmental law. “My decision comes […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting to gather input on the development of the proposed Glover’s Point Bend Shallow Water Habitat Project in Thurston County, Neb., will be hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Thursday, May 16 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in Sloan, Iowa at the WinnaVegas Casino Resort […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Yarrow Point’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s 1.5 miles of Lake Washington shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Yarrow […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    While campaigning to protect the Great Barrier Reef, Greenpeace activists have condemned the Abbot Point Coal Terminal expansion plans, reports sunshinecoastdaily.com. Regarding the Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney’s announcement on this topic, the Greenpeace spokeswoman Louise Matthiesson stated that the government was “rubbing salt into the wounds” of environmentalists, fishermen, residents and tourism groups. “The current […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Hunts Point’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s three miles of lake shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Hunts Point’s […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stoney Creek Chronically low lake levels are forcing the conservation authority to dredge the channel of Fifty Point Marina for the second time since 2010. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences A massive crane perched on a dredging barge will excavate enough sand from the mouth of the popular […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (MSC) has expressed concern for the health of the Reef, with the announcement of a deal between Gina Rinehart’s GVK Coal and Aurizon to build Abbot Point port and rail infrastructure. Felicity Wishart, the Marine Conservation Society’s Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director said that the port and rail line from […]

  • 21 February 2013

    The Pwllheli harbour dredging plan is progressing well, according to the Cambrian News Online. This development work will include: – dredging work to maintain the sailing channel; – building of a quay wall; – installation of new flexible pontoon berths. Jones Bros of Ruthin have been appointed for the completion of these tasks, the Cambrian […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The period for public comment on the draft Public Environment Report (PER) for the proposed coal export terminal expansion at Abbot Point closed on 15 February 2013. Capital dredging of six new berth pockets and ship apron as part of the Terminal 0, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 is being proposed. Public comments are being […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    After Gov. Rick Scott’s January 2013 announcement of state and local funding to complete the Mile Point project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), JAXPORT and the St. Johns Bar Pilot Association hosted media aboard a pilot boat to view the Mile Point project area. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has a long and respected history of successfully delivering dredging projects at its various ports. For over three decades NQBP has been undertaking dredging programs to ensure the safe navigation of ships and port efficiency. This highly regulated process has been undertaken without significant impacts with the material dredged […]

  • 16 January 2013

    The Ghana Urban Water Limited (GUWL) has completed removing silt deposited at the Daboase Water Intake Point in the Wassa East District of the Western Region. The de-siltation was undertaken to improve inflow of raw water into the Daboase Water Treatment Plant for processing as a result of low inflow of water created by activities […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Jan. 14, 2013 Governor Rick Scott announced a commitment of $38 million in state and local funding to complete Phase II of the TraPac Container Terminal project at JAXPORT. The investment enables JAXPORT to jump-start the final phase of fixing the navigational problems in the St. Johns River at Mile Point from its previously […]