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  • 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 […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne has just reported that their 2019/2020 dredging program is now complete. The company has presented a video about the dredging program, and how the dredging vessel, the Boskalis Magnor, is floated onto the semi-submersible Blue Marlin to be transported to its next destination. The port has ongoing dredging obligations to ensure […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Victorian Coalition Government has announced that Nick Easy has been appointed as CEO of the Port of Melbourne Corporation, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Nick Easy as the CEO of the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC), following the PoMC Board recommendation,” Mr […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government has today announced the appointment of financial and legal advisers to oversee the market process for a medium term lease of Australia’s largest container port, the Port of Melbourne. The Coalition Government has appointed joint financial advisers Morgan Stanley and Flagstaff Partners to manage the transaction. Minter Ellison has been appointed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Increased container handling capacity for the Port of Melbourne was announced by the Victorian Government today. Redevelopment of areas of the port by Port of Melbourne Corporation will enable the port to meet an ever increasing trade demand and protect the economic future of Australia’s premier freight gateway. Highlights: – Webb Dock will resume being […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne dredging program is expected to begin on the 25th of November 2019, the Australia’s largest container port said in its latest announcement.  Dredging works, set to be completed in March 2020, will be carried out at various locations within the port precinct and the South Channel in Port Phillip Bay to […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Victorian Ports Melbourne announced today the completion of dredging works at various locations within the Port of Melbourne. The dredging, which began in December 2019, was carried out to remove a build-up of sediment and to ensure port’s berths and channels are maintained for shipping. The works took place at the following locations: Swanson […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Melbourne said in its latest announcement that the maintenance dredging operations in the entrance to Port Phillip and in the port precinct will take place during the next month.  The dredging works will be undertaken by the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane, operated by Boskalis Australia Pty Ltd. “The Brisbane is 84.1 meters long […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Zealand based company, Heron Construction, have been awarded the Port of Melbourne dredging contract, scheduled to commence in October 2014. More than 1.8 million cubic metres of material will be dredged with the backhoe Machiavelli. Heron Construction will work in conjunction with McConnell Dowell who will construct the new automotive wharf and waterside infrastructure […]

  • 27 December 2010

    Victoria’s Coalition Government wants to turn Hastings into a container port to ease the burden on the busy Port of Melbourne… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, December 27, 2010;

  • 17 July 2012

    Premier Ted Baillieu and Minister for Ports Denis Napthine announced trade figures at the Port of Melbourne surged in the 2011-12 financial year with a 9.1 per cent overall increase at Australasia’s busiest container and general cargo port. Mr Baillieu said in the 2011-12 financial year total port trade grew to 87 million revenue tonnes […]

  • 10 December 2012

    TWO and half million cubic metres of silt will be dredged from near Webb Dock as part of a $1.2 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne. The plan, which includes a new container terminal at Webb Dock, also calls for the dredging of 50,000 cubic metres of contaminated material that will be dumped near […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The major maintenance dredging project is about to begin in the Port Melbourne Channel. The project will be carried out in the South Channel West, South East Dredged Material Ground and North Port Phillip including river Yarra, Williamstown Channel and Port Melbourne Channel. The dredging works will be conducted by TSHD Brisbane on a 24 hours/7 basis, according to […]

  • 19 November 2010

    Dredging is set to resume in Port Phillip Bay with the vessel Cornelis Zanen arriving to carry out what the Port of Melbourne Corporation… (peninsulaweekly) [mappress] Source: peninsulaweekly, November 19, 2010;

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne Corporation’s 2011-12 Annual Report, tabled in the Victorian Parliament today, sets a solid foundation for the $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project, Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said today. “The Port of Melbourne recorded increases across all cargo types in 2011-12 leading to a record overall throughput of 87 million revenue tonnes,” […]

  • 16 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) has announced the overall completion of the Channel Deepening Project – ahead of schedule and at least $200 million under budget… Source: Logistics ,December 16, 2009;

  • 4 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord: Annual Report 2012 (The Netherlands) Van Oord publishes its annual report 2012 yesterday. In this integrated report, Van Oord reviews the course of business in the company in 2012.   Minister Not Warned about Risks of Fitzroy Delta Port (Australia) Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke admits he was never warned about the ‘extreme’ risks […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine today announced three new appointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation Board which is tasked to ensure the port can meet the future demands of increased trade. “The Port of Melbourne had a record year in 2011-12 with increases across all cargo types and overall throughput of 87 million revenue […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Melbourne Corporation yesterday commenced maintenance dredging as a routine part of port operations to remove a build-up of sediment and clear silt traps in port waters in the Yarra River. These works will focus principally on port berths including Appleton Dock, Swanson Dock, Yarraville berths and Station Pier. As part of a 10-year […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project has been given the go ahead following a decision by Planning Minister Matthew Guy to provide the planning approval for works to commence at Melbourne’s Webb Dock. “The Port Capacity Project demonstrates the Coalition Government’s commitment to ensuring the Port of Melbourne remains Australia’s leading container, automotive and general […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced four appointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation Board, as the Port Capacity Project surges full steam ahead. Mr Hodgett said he was pleased to renew appointments for Deputy Chair James Cain and Director David Cranwell, and appoint new Directors Alice Williams and Jim Marshall. “I’m pleased to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 May 2013

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed today’s news, from the Port of Melbourne Corporation, announcing a shortlist of bidders to build and operate Melbourne’s third international container terminal. “The $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project is a critical infrastructure project that will drive competition and fundamentally enhance Victoria’s future economic growth,” Mr Hodgett said. “I’m pleased […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Regional producers are set to be major beneficiaries of the $1.2 billion expansion of the Port of Melbourne announced by Premier Ted Baillieu and Minister for Ports Denis Napthine on Tuesday. Dr Napthine said the construction of a new container terminal at Webb Dock and the expansion of the existing container terminals at Swanson Dock […]