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  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seychelles Port Authority recently unveiled plans for the expansion and modernization of Port Victoria. The existing quay of Port Victoria, currently 270 meters long, will be extended an additional 330 meters and will be able to accommodate two boats measuring up to 250 meters in length at the same time, reported Seychelles News Agency. The chief […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union and the Seychelles Ports Authority have signed agreements related to the financing, the rehabilitation and expansion of the Port Victoria harbor. On the same occasion, the French development agency (AFD) also signed a memorandum pledging a loan in support of the project. The project entails the detailed design […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vincent Degert, the newly appointed Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Seychelles, visited the Seychelles Ports Authority on October 14, for an update about the Port Victoria Rehabilitation and Extension Project. The visit started with a brief meet in which the chief executive of the Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA), Ronny Brutus, welcomed Ambassador Degert […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Victoria’s commercial ports have performed strongly over the past year, posting solid figures in import and export trade. Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed the annual reports tabled in Parliament yesterday and said the figures reinforced the strategic value of Victoria’s commercial ports. “Victoria has an incredibly strong ports sector which can be seen in the […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The existing quay of Port Victoria, the main port of the Seychelles and the only port that can handle the import and export of goods for the country, is in need of urgent repair work. The port is facing congestion due to the high demand for the limited berthing space available. Due to these issues, […]

  • 20 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 14 – 20, 2019).   Jan De Nul Kicks Off Nouadhibou Dredging Project Jan De Nul Group has officially kicked off the deepening and widening operations in the inner port channel and turning basin of the large ore export […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mike Lean, has welcomed the Victorian Government’s freight and logistics plan’s confirmation that an expanded Port of Hastings is critical to securing the economic vitality of Victoria and cementing Victoria’s status as the freight and logistics capital of the country. Mr Lean said the plan, Victoria – The Freight […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government is investigating the strategic and commercial options for the future of Victoria’s state-owned ports, Treasurer Michael O’Brien confirmed today. “The Coalition Government is carefully considering the future of Victoria’s port assets to ensure they deliver the best return to Victorian taxpayers,” Mr O’Brien said. Mr O’Brien said any future decision on […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Daniel Andrews’ back-flip on developing a second container port at the Port of Hastings will put thousands of Victorian jobs at risk and rip $1 billion from the state economy every year, according to premier.vic.gov. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said Labor should never again be trusted to manage the state’s network of commercial ports […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government will lease the operations of the state-owned Port of Melbourne, to help fund a record state-shaping infrastructure program for Victoria. Treasurer Michael O’Brien and Minister for Ports David Hodgett said commercial advice received from the port scoping study had recommended a medium-term lease of the Port of Melbourne as the most […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Tim Pallas and the Labor Party have proven once again why they are incapable of managing Victoria’s commercial ports, stated Minister for Ports Denis Napthine. “In Parliament this week and in a press release issued today, Mr Pallas has turned his back on the development of the Port of Hastings, once again doing a double […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Planning Minister Matthew Guy has moved to ensure Victoria’s ports and surrounding environs are further protected to secure their ongoing productivity. Releasing the report of the Ports and Environs Advisory Committee, Mr Guy outlined new planning controls for the ports of Melbourne, Hastings, Geelong and Portland. “Our ports make a significant contribution to Victoria’s economic […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu announced a $1.2 billion re-development of the Port of Melbourne which will create 2,600 jobs and enhance the economic future of the state. Mr Baillieu said the centerpiece of the project would be the construction of a new container terminal at Webb Dock while infrastructure upgrades at Swanson Dock would increase […]

  • 2 June 2011

    The Victorian Coalition Government recently announced new legislation to establish an independent Port of Hastings Development Authority and pave the way for future development of the port. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the new legislation delivered on the Coalition Government’s promise to develop a second Victorian container port and cater for the growth of […]

  • 25 October 2012

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine, today announced the appointment of Peter Dorling to the Board of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dr Napthine said Mr Dorling will join current Chair Ken Jarvis and Deputy Chair Merran Kelsall, and will be a valuable asset for the VRCA as it continues its task of managing Victoria’s […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced three reappointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Board, as the Port Capacity Project continues. Mr Hodgett said that he was pleased to reappoint Chairman Mark Birrell and Directors David Cranwell and Janice van Reyk. “I’m pleased to announce these appointments at a critical time for the Port […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Premier Denis Napthine today met with representatives from the Port of Singapore, the world’s largest container transhipment hub, to gather vital information for Victoria’s port expansion and development projects. “The Victorian Coalition Government is expanding the capacity of the Port of Melbourne through the $1.6 billion development of a container terminal, automotive terminal, empty container […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Victoria is planning to invest approx. $10 million in channel dredging works at Geelong port, according to the 2015/16 State budget. Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) chief executive officer Captain Peter McGovern confirmed this, saying to Lloyd’s List Australia that the funding will go towards deepening and widening a shallow patch near Lascelles Wharf’ The $9.8 […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) is currently conducting ‘bed-leveling’ operations in selected areas of the channels, berths and approaches of the Port of Geelong, located on the shores of Corio Bay at Geelong, Victoria.  The bed leveling exercise is designed to re-distribute sediment to deeper parts of the channel. The project stared earlier this week, […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations at the Tankerton Jetty and channel areas are now completed, according to the Parks Victoria latest Notice to Mariners. The material dredged during this project was deposited for beach renourishment directly east of the jetty. All on-water plant, equipment or potential hazards to navigation have been removed, Parks Victoria stated. This dredging scheme is […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A key component of Victoria’s future economic security was significantly boosted today with Premier Denis Napthine announcing $110 million to progress the Port of Hastings development. Visiting Hastings with Minister for Ports David Hodgett, Dr Napthine said today was a landmark occasion that reaffirmed the Victorian Government’s vision for the ports and freight sector and […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hastings expansion project continues to progress, with the release of Expressions of Interest (EOI) for four key feasibility-phase work packages, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “The EOI process will gather a team of specialists to guide and inform the Port of Hastings container expansion project through the feasibility phase of […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today called on Labor to admit they have no plan for the future of ports in Victoria, proven by contradicting statements from the Opposition Leader and his Shadow Ministers. “Daniel Andrews must outline what the Labor Opposition’s position is to handle Victoria’s freight requirements into the future,” Mr Hodgett said. […]

  • 15 November 2012

    The next step towards building Melbourne’s much needed second container port are now underway with the commencement of key studies into Westernport, its natural environment, and port design. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the opening of tenders for key packages of work was an important milestone and a major step forward for the Port […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria announced today that it will begin maintenance dredging in and around Mordialloc Creek entrance next week following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. “The works form part of Parks Victoria’s ongoing dredging program to ensure the continuation of safe boating access within Port Phillip […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Former Australian Defence Force Commander, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Mike Lean, will lead the development and expansion of Victoria’s second international container port, Port of Hastings Development Authority (PoHDA) Chair, Yehudi Blacher, announced today. Mr Blacher said Mr Lean’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer came at a critical time for PoHDA, as planning for the expansion […]