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  • 6 June 2012

    The Premier’s dissatisfaction with Gladstone Ports Corporation is welcome after past breaches of Gladstone Harbour’s turbidity limits were largely ignored, but it must trigger real change to the dredging operation in the Harbour if it is to be anything more than another opportunity to install the party faithful at the top of a government-owned corporation. […]

  • 17 February 2011

    WA premier Colin Barnett yesterday reiterated concerns about the $4.3 billion Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR) Project. Barnet told reporters … By Anna Game-Lopata (supplychainreview) [mappress] Source: supplychainreview, February 17, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Premier Marinas is currently in the process of applying for permission to dredge the approach channel to Southsea Marina in spring 2018. The main goal of this dredging scheme is to restore the channel to published chart datum depth and to realign it with the channel markers; this will act to increase access to the South […]

  • 8 April 2011

    Campbell Newman’s campaign for the Premier’s office has reached the Far North after the newly-endorsed Opposition Leader arrived in… By Daniel Strudwick (cairns) [mappress] Source: cairns, April 8, 2011

  • 27 October 2010

    In September 2010 a sample of dredge spoil was removed from Premier’s Falmouth marina bed and was later transported to the Imerys site at… (bymnews) [mappress] Source: bymnews, October 27, 2010;

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Swanwick Marina boatyard development is set to challenge the best on the South Coast – with Phase One opening in October 2014. Premier’s Swanwick Marina is located in the quieter upper reaches of the River Hamble. The marina accommodates over 300 berths and is home to a number of luxury boat sales brands. […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Fight For The Reef campaign today welcomed Premier Campbell Newman’s commitment that his government will “insist” all future dredge spoil will be disposed of onshore and called for the guarantee to be made permanent through a legislated ban. Asked today about dredging and dumping Mr Newman told journalists: “… it is our strong belief […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has condemned as a totally unacceptable reported plans by Premier Newman to pay for unneeded assets that will damage the Great Barrier Reef. The Newman Government is expected to announce that they will spend hundreds of millions of dollars to assist in the construction of the rail line for […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Dredging works at Brighton Marina are now officially underway, according to the Premier Marinas announcement. The contractor, ML Dredging, is onsite and has begun the initial stages of the annual dredging programme, following the results of the preliminary surveys which were completed by their team at the beginning of June, the announcement said. During the […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA) were surprised by Premier Campbell Newman’s comments in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin this week. The Premier has contradicted the Federal Environment Minister, Greg Hunt’s promise on an ABC 4 Corners interview that the majestic Fitzroy Delta area is protected from port development forever. “The Premier is playing fast […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Newcastle, NSW, said in their latest release that they have welcomed a long-term plan to address erosion at Stockton Beach using large-scale sand nourishment.  Councils across NSW are preparing plans to manage coastal areas in line with the NSW Government’s Coastal Management Act 2016, with City of Newcastle working through COVID-19 isolation arrangements to […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    An iconic Manitoba family destination will benefit with close to $5 million invested in its protection, Premier Greg Selinger announced yesterday. “The seawall at Winnipeg Beach suffered extensive damage due to recent severe weather events and the province answered the call for help,” said Premier Selinger. “We recognize how important Winnipeg Beach is to residents […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new $36.47 million Augusta boat harbor, officially opened today by Premier Colin Barnett and Regional Development Minister Terry Redman, will offer sheltered water and service facilities to thousands of commercial and recreational boaties in the South-West. The Augusta Boat Harbor, made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program, includes a four-lane boat […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government today announced its full commitment to the long-awaited $152 million Spoilbank Marina in Port Hedland. Premier Colin Barnett said that the State Government would contribute $112 million to the project, comprising $72 million from Royalties for Regions and $40 million from consolidated funds. A further $40 million will be contributed by […]

  • 23 March 2010

    MEMBERTOU — Premier Dar­rell Dexter says he expects Otta­wa to take the lead on funding the dredging of Sydney Harbour so the port can attract the largest cargo ships coming through the Suez Canal… [mappress] Source:chronicleherald,March 23,2010;

  • 21 September 2012

    Yesterday evening at around 10 p.m. the MV “Maersk Laguna” was the first container vessel to tie up at the quayside of the EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s only deep-water container terminal. The mooring of the Maersk container ship is a milestone and marks the official start of operations of the container terminal, which 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 […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government’s State Budget will provide a down payment of up to $75 million for the Townsville Channel Capacity Upgrade (TCCU) project, subject to finalization of an environmental impact statement and business case assessment. Visiting the Port in Townsville today, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said that the port expansion has been identified in the Townsville […]

  • 22 March 2011

    West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has ruled out putting any more government funds into the Oakajee port and rail project, amid…   (perthnow) [mappress] Source: perthnow, March 22, 2011    

  • 18 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Premier has disclosed further details on the $60 million cruise ship dock, saying “a slew of contract variations caused the project to escalate”… Source: The Royal Gazette, November 18, 2009;

  • 19 September 2011

    The port industry is a competitive one, and Charleston’s port has been a premier player for a long time. (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, September 19, 2011

  • 24 February 2012

    The Liberal Opposition is calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to immediately start dredging the narrows between Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert to ensure the work is completed before the high flows coming down the Darling System reach the Lower Lakes. The Liberal Opposition has been told by the NSW Department for Water that it […]

  • 14 March 2014

    The Mayor of Bega Valley Shire Council has welcomed the Deputy Premiers announcement of the NSW Governments $3 million contribution to the Eden Wharf Extension. This, together with Councils $2 million contribution will ensure that the Federal Governments $10 million election promise will materialise and that the extension will be built. Cr Taylor in thanking […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society warned that fast-tracking of the industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef, including mega-ports, dumping and dredging, has gone up a gear today with Premier Campbell Newman announcing tax breaks for coal developments in the Galilee Basin. Less than a week after the release of the Great Barrier Reef Strategic Assessment, […]

  • 1 November 2010

    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday pledged to continue with his country’s support for the development of Sri Lanka, especially in the … (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, November 1, 2010;