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  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port Otago has now taken receipt of the tug Arihi following acceptance trials in Turkey, Next Generation Port Otago announced in its latest e-Bulletin. The next step is to put the 30-tonne bollard tug onto a specialized cargo ship for the 16,000 kilometer journey to Port Chalmers. After its arrival in July, Arihi will be put to […]

  • 19 April 2011

    Existing commercial fishing operations off the Otago coast could become unviable should Port Otago’s plan to dredge the harbour and dump…   By Ellie Constantine (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, April 19, 2011    

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Otago Regional Council today acknowledged the long and dedicated service of Geoff Plunket – a man behind the recent harbor dredging project – who retired recently as chief executive of Port Otago Group. The acknowledgment coincided with the port company’s presentation to ORC councilors of its annual report. The group achieved a $38.7 million tax-paid profit […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Otago recently completed the first stage of its Next Generation harbor deepening program, reaching the initial target depth of 13.5 meters at low tide (or chart datum) for the shipping channel to Port Chalmers. This applies to both sandy material dredged by split hopper trailer suction dredger ‘New Era’ and the rocky and silty areas being completed by Heron […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Trailing suction hopper dredger New Era has returned from Lyttelton, where she was undertaking the annual maintenance dredging, and is re-commencing Stage 1 of the Port Otago’s capital dredging works. The dredging, part of the ‘Next Generation Port Otago’ infrastructural program, will allow larger ships to access Port Chalmers. The New Era will be used to remove sand, silt and clay […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The infrastructural works program, ‘Next Generation Port Otago’, is well underway with a number of significant projects at an advanced stage. This $30 million worth upgrade project will allow larger ships to access Port Chalmers. To enable deepening of the Port Chalmers Container No 1 berth, a project to drive sheet piles the length of the container wharf […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Otago will become the first port in New Zealand to deepen its shipping channel for the next generation of container shipping as part of a $30 million upgrade over the next two years. The infrastructural works program, ‘Next Generation Port Otago’ will allow larger ships to access Port Chalmers while bolstering the port’s services […]

  • 16 February 2011

    Shipping giant Maersk is backing Port Otago’s more than $100 million proposal to widen and deepen shipping lanes into Port Chalmers for … By Simon Hartley (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, February 16, 2011;

  • 11 August 2010

    Public submissions on Port Otago’s proposed widening and deepening of the lower harbour, covering about 13km of channel from Port Chalmers… By Simon Hartley odt.co.nz [mappress] Source: odt.co.nz , August 11, 2010;

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Otago has just released its latest e-Bulletin, updating on the progress made across the port and the Next Generation capital works program. According to the port, a 25-year maintenance dredging and disposal consent has been received by the Environment Court. Geoff Plunket, Port Otago current Chief Executive said that the latest dredging consent, […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Environment Court Judge Jeff Smith has granted Port Otago’s application to deepen its Otago Harbour channel in anticipation of the arrival of bigger container ships on the New Zealand coast. The company had originally sought consent from the Otago Regional Council for resource consent to: • Deepen, widen, and maintain the lower harbour channel; the […]