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  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) will soon begin maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. Dredging will also be completed at Amrun on behalf of Rio Tinto. Dredge vessels TSHD Brisbane and Oranje will work within the Port of Weipa and Amrun from approximately 3 June and to 17 July inclusive, the company reported. […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) today announced the successful completion of annual maintenance dredging works at the Port of Weipa. NQBP CEO Nicolas Fertin said that the dredge vessel TSHD Brisbane left the Port of Weipa last week after finishing the 24-day program. “I would like to commend all our staff and contractors for […]

  • 8 February 2012

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited (NQBP) has commenced the process for developing a new Land Use Plan for the Port of Weipa. The new Land Use Plan will guide future development at the Port of Weipa. The first stage in this process is the preparation of a Statement of Proposals which identifies matters that […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) undertakes annual maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. A Long Term Dredge Management Plan (LTDMP) was developed by SKM in August 2009 to support an application to the Commonwealth for a 10 Year Sea Dumping Permit. In addition, two addendum documents developed by NQBP were provided to the Commonwealth […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the Port of Weipa maintenance dredging project is officially underway. NQBP added that dredging will also be completed at Amrun on behalf of Rio Tinto. According to the announcement, the dredging work will be underway until 17 July. Dredge vessels TSHD Brisbane and Oranje will […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Chair and Directors of North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) met in Weipa last week in recognition of the port’s role in supporting the Queensland economy. “Along with our CEO Steve Lewis, and indeed everyone at NQBP, we are committed to the sustainable growth and development of the Port of Weipa, to ensure the region […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s Port of Weipa maintenance dredging work has entered the final stage, with 2 million cubic meters of material removed so far, Alan Leslie, Project Manager at North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP), said in his latest announcement.  NQBP manages the annual maintenance dredging program at the Port of Weipa – a program that […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) has just announced that maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa will start in the following days. The dredge vessel ‘Brisbane’ will work within the port’s south channel and inner harbor between 24 June and 15 July 2016 inclusive. NQBP Chief Executive Officer, Steve Lewis, said that the dredging works are an […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane is about to begin work within the Port of Weipa from early May 2020. “Regular maintenance dredging ensures efficient, navigable shipping depths for our port users,” NQBP CEO Nicolas Fertin said. “Given the current environment, we have been […]

  • 14 December 2012

    PMG Pride departs Weipa towing barge PMG1 and workboat Lisa Lee. The Pride crew have been onsite completing capital infrastructure works for North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation as part of the Port of Weipa’s South Channel Expansion. The work coincided with the end of the dive inspection work on the Mission River Bridge, so PMG1 […]

  • 1 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 26 – April 1, 2018).   VIDEO: Ayia Napa Marina Development Project in Full Swing Ayia Napa Marina, situated on the southeastern coast of Cyprus, has just released the latest video update on their marina development project.   PHOTO: Cuban […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) will, over the next few days, begin maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. According to the NQBP announcement, the dredge vessel TSHD Brisbane will work within the port’s south channel and inner harbor between 5 April and 30 April 2018 inclusive. NQBP Acting Chief Executive Officer, Dr Rochelle Macdonald, said […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa is expected to begin in the following days, the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Ltd (NQBP) said in its latest release. The trailing suction hopper dredger Brisbane will work within the port’s south channel and inner harbor between 17 May and 14 June 2017 inclusive, according to the […]

  • 9 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 3-9, 2019).   Maritime Constructions Opts for Damen CSD 500 Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 and a Multi Cat 1506 to Maritime Constructions of Port Adelaide, Australia.   Damietta Port Ready for Giants […]

  • 19 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 13-19, 2016).   CCCC Shanghai Dredging Wins Qiupu River Contract CCCC Shanghai Dredging, a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Ltd, has won a contract for the survey and design of the Qiupu River channel regulation.   All Set […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has delivered strong financial results in 2018/19, while continuing to lead environmental research, develop new trade opportunities and administer a busy community support program. Total throughput facilitated through NQBP’s ports was 177.5 million tonnes via the ports of Hay Point (118.32 million), Abbot Point (28.9 million), Weipa (27.34 million) […]

  • 7 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 1-7, 2019).   One Killed in Calcasieu Accident The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles is conducting a Marine Casualty Investigation in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division to determine the […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A lifeline has been thrown to the Gulf community with Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter confirming a $1.7 million dredging package for the Port of Karumba. The State Government funds come after constant lobbying from the local member calling for the Minister to step in and commit to the upkeep of this essential piece of […]

  • 3 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 27-May 3, 2020).   Gulf of Ob Dredging Deal Inked FSUE Hydrographic Company and Mordraga have signed an agreement for reconstruction of the Gulf of Ob seaway canal where the Novatek’s Utrenny terminal is being built, IAA PortNews reports. […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos that marked the 2019 dredging season.   PHOTO: The First Load of Dredged Material from Charleston Post 45 Lower Harbor The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has released this beautiful photo of the first load of dredged material from the Charleston Harbor […]

  • 3 August 2020

    Emily Twiggs, Senior Project Scientist, EOMAP Australia https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-twiggs-796989b5/ www.eomap.com https://www.portandcoastalsolutions.com https://nqbp.com.au EOMAP applies its satellite-derived turbidity monitoring capabilities to dredging programs run by the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP). Turbidity plumes are stirred-up sediment which can be transported long distances by currents. Understanding the full spatial and temporal variability of turbidity, whether from natural […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) said in their latest release that they are set to begin maintenance dredging at Amrun, on behalf of Rio Tinto, between May 1-5 inclusive. “The dredge vessel ‘Brisbane’, as well as support vessels, have restricted maneuvering capability so boaties are asked to take note of the warning flags and […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Brisbane has welcomed its first 8500 class vessel, marking a significant milestone in the port’s ongoing work to optimize its navigational channel and ensure Brisbane was able to safely handle the larger container vessels and bulk carriers of the future. “As vessels increase in size and demand grows for Australian ports to take these […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) was the naming sponsor of the Major Project Summit (MPS) held recently in Bowen. The annual MPS provides a forum for industry, businesses and community to hear about planned and proposed large infrastructure projects for the region. NQBP’s CEO, Steve Lewis presented on future growth opportunities for the Port […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP), a leading port authority responsible for world-class facilities at the working ports of Hay Point, Mackay, Abbot Point and Weipa, has announced its QAs Abbot Point Dredging publication for November 2013. What impact do the approval conditions have for NQBP and the proponents? The conditions set out in Abbot […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato-Tainui has signed a new Waikato River agreement with Waikato Regional Council, formalising an already closely working relationship over river co-management. The joint management agreement (JMA), signed at the Ferrybank in Hamilton, is a feature of the iwi river co-management arrangements with the Crown under the Waikato-Tainui Raupatu Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Act 2010. The […]