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  • 13 February 2012

    Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, member of the DEME Group, has been awarded a contract to dredge the approach channel, the manoeuvring area and the berths for the Chevron’s new Wheatstone liquefied natural gas (LNG) project nearby the town of Onslow, located along the Australian north-west coast. The contract represents a value of about AUD […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Next month the status of the Great Barrier Reef will be debated by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) have issued list of urgent actions needed from the Queensland state and Australian federal governments before countries gather in Bonn, Germany for that meeting. “The World Heritage Committee has […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Future trade growth at the Port of Melbourne has spurred significant private investment in the port as international stevedore DP World commissioned its new Post-Panamax ship-to-shore crane today. Minister for Ports David Hodgett today joined DP World Melbourne to officially inaugurate the new crane that will improve efficiency for the company to handle growing trade. […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australian musical icons including John Butler, the Cat Empire and Missy Higgins have shown their support for the Great Barrier Reef by contributing to the Sounds for the Reef album. Twenty-one local artists having written and contributed songs, with proceeds from sales going to fund Fight for the Reef’s contribution to legal action against dredging […]

  • 29 August 2012

    DP World today announced financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the first six months of 2012, reporting profit before tax at $310 million, 12% ahead of the prior period on an underlying basis. DP World Chairman, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, commented: “The past six months has been a challenging period for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2012

    As the UNESCO mission draws to a close after investigating impacts of mining infrastructure on the Great Barrier Reef, WWF calls on Minister Burke to place a moratorium on approving new large-scale industrial developments until a comprehensive assessment of environmental impacts has been completed. While WWF welcomed the federal government’s decision to press the pause […]

  • 23 December 2010

    DP World Limited and Citi Infrastructure Investors (CII), together with one of CII’s major investors, have today formed a strategic partnership to invest in, operate and manage DP World’s five marine terminals in Australia. DP World has entered into an agreement to provide management services to the Australian operation to continue to provide a consistently high level of service […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) has just released reports on seagrass responses to dredging in northwest Australia. With almost no knowledge of how primary producers in the NW of Australia will respond to the environmental changes produced by dredging, it is difficult to predict and then manage the impacts of dredging on these critical […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A gathering of Hydrography industry professionals will come together in Cairns, Australia, tomorrow for four days of insight, debate and discussion. The AHS2015 event (4 – 7 November) will be exploring key areas that impact the industry, offering new thinking for the Australian Hydrography industry, with a major focus on blue economy, technology developments and industry […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Australian Academy of Science has warned that a draft plan to protect the Great Barrier Reef won’t prevent its decline and fails to address key pressures affecting the Australian icon. In its submission to the Australian and Queensland governments’ Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan, the Academy warns that the draft plan fails to effectively address […]

  • 21 February 2011
    Business & Finance

        An interactive forum and networking event for project owners, financiers, insurers, contractors, construction lawyers, regulators, government agencies and NGOs, advisors to decision makers in the maritime infrastructure construction industry. This two-day forum with the theme Partnering Creates Possibilities will bring together top-level experts and advisors responsible for construction projects for an in-depth exchange […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    An investigation into the ability of bleached corals to cope with dredging related stressors has found that several species of thermally bleached corals cannot clear sediment that has smothered them, said Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI). The study was undertaken as part of the WAMSI’s Dredging Science Node at the AIMS National Sea Simulator in specially developed tank systems. […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed news that the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt is now seeking further information about how the Adani Carmichael coal mine would impact two endangered species. Imogen Zethoven, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director for AMCS, said that expanding coalmines in Australia would further threaten the Reef. “To go […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul has successfully completed the dredging works in the Port of Broome in Australia. “By dredging the access channel, cruise ships will have better access at all tides. Cable Beach, known for its famous pristine white sand and stunning turquoise water, is now even more ready for the next cruise season,” the company […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) and WWF-Australia have welcomed the announcement that new laws to restrict sea-dumping and port expansion in the Reef World Heritage Area will be voted on in Queensland Parliament next week. “We now call on all members of Parliament to support these laws to provide important new safeguards for the […]

  • 21 February 2011

      An interactive forum and networking event for project owners, financiers, insurers, contractors, construction lawyers, regulators, government agencies and NGOs, advisors to decision makers in the maritime infrastructure construction industry. This two-day forum with the theme Partnering Creates Possibilities will bring together top-level experts and advisors responsible for construction projects for an in-depth exchange of […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The World Heritage Committee has upheld their draft decision handed down in earlier this month on the Great Barrier Reef, which calls upon the Government to stop developments that may affect the Reef until a comprehensive strategic assessment can be completed. UNESCO sent a monitoring mission to Australia to investigate the impact of development on […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has awarded the tender for works at the Boyne River, aimed to restore a safe passage and navigable channel for boaties. Local company East Coast Maritime has been appointed to undertake the works, with activity at the river mouth to begin by mid-February, GPC said in their release. “Material will be […]

  • 29 June 2012

    The World Heritage Committee has upheld their draft decision handed down in earlier this month on the Great Barrier Reef, which calls upon the Government to stop developments that may affect the Reef until a comprehensive strategic assessment can be completed. UNESCO sent a monitoring mission to Australia to investigate the impact of development on […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vryhof, designer, manufacturer and supplier of drag anchors and related mooring equipment, has successfully completed extensive field tests with the Stevshark Rex anchor in Australian waters, proving its suitability for hard soils and carbonate rocks. “This completely new anchor with its radically new fluke and shank geometries has already been designated by insiders as the ‘game […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    BSE Maritime Solutions, an Australian ship repair specialist, has completed repairs of the cutter suction dredger WOMBAT. The WOMBAT entered BSE Brisbane Slipways in mid-January and just after few weeks of work, this Hall Contracting’s 63 meter cutter suction dredger is now ready for the new challenges. BSE Maritime Solutions involves three full service ship repair dockyards on […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has successfully completed the sale of its Australian harbor towage business to its strategic partner Smit Lamnalco. The sale had already been announced in August 2013 as part of a strategic realignment of the towage activities. Boskalis received USD 55 million in cash for all the outstanding shares in Smit Marine […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Fight for the Reef campaign, veteran Wildlife Warrior Bob Irwin will be speaking at public meetings in Rockhampton, Bowen, Townsville and Cairns next week. Earlier this year the Australian Marine Conservation Society and WWF-Australia launched a new advertising campaign featuring Bob Irwin, calling on all Australians to help protect the Great […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Australia has experienced unprecedented levels of dredging over the last two decades and recently there has been a focus on dredging research in Western Australia. As a result, there have been some incredible advances in the understanding of impacts to the marine environment from dredging and how to better predict, monitor and manage dredging programs […]

  • 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 […]