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  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government has opened its latest round of coastal grant applications –  available to local governments or community groups with projects to protect and improve Western Australia’s coastline. More than $1.6 million of grant funding is available towards projects that address the impact of coastal erosion, deliver local coastal management and monitoring programs or […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT JFA Consultants, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced that it has secured a three year contract with Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT). Providing a range of project management services, the contract will see BMT work closely with the Department to help […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Auckland-based marine construction and dredging company, Heron Construction Ltd., has taken delivery of its two new 1200m³ Split Hopper Barges. The new SHB’s come as a timely addition to the Heron’s Australian fleet that is currently carrying out dredging operations throughout Victorian waters. The SHB’s are fitted with Bow Thrusters that represent Heron’s dedication not only to production, but dedication […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sydney International Container Terminals announced today the official opening of its new container terminal at Port Botany by NSW Premier, Mike Baird, recognizes the start of a major transformation of the State’s maritime international trade. The new container terminal sits on 45 ha of reclaimed land just across from Sydney Airport and employs a high […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the Hay Point coal terminal expansion project has achieved two major milestones in the last year with the completion of the new 1.9km jetty and additional berth. Apart from the new jetty and berth, Bechtel’s work for BMA, now in the final stages, includes onshore coal materials handling facilities. “These recent milestones […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government today announced an $8 million coastal dredging strategy, aimed at improving the state’s ports and harbors. “These waterways are the lifeblood of many communities and the NSW Liberal & Nationals Government is pleased to fund this essential dredging,” New South Wales Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, said in […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Hie dredging vessel Brisbane will depart Port Phillip Bay tomorrow afternoon after successfully completing required maintenance dredging in South Channel, Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) CEO, Stephen Bradford, announced today. Despite some inclement weather during the project which commenced on 7 February, the vessel removed a natural build-up of sand within the thirty-five day schedule […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    New South Wales’ ambitious infrastructure program is running at unprecedented levels as the government works to rebuild the State.  Funding for this program is primarily secured from the State Budget, which has been refocused to sustainably support the Government’s infrastructure commitments and improve frontline services, while maintaining NSW’s triple-A credit rating. The State-funded infrastructure program […]

  • 5 November 2013

    South Korea will invest $220 million to refurbish a port in the Atlantic coastal town of Limbe, to expand the shipment of goods in and out of Cameroon, as well as landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic. The rebuilding of the port is a public-private joint venture between South Korea and Cameroon, with the […]

  • 18 February 2011

      Miclyn Express Offshore Limited’s (“MIO”) Australian Joint Venture, Samson Express Offshore (“Samson”), has secured a contract for three vessels with John Holland Pty Ltd in relation to port expansion at Cape Lambert in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The contract will utilise one Tug, one Barge, and one Crew Transfer Vessel. Samson will […]

  • 8 January 2014

    Australia-based dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company Hall Contracting is celebrating its expansion within the international market, having recently opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said as the first Hall Contracting branch to open outside of Australian borders since the company’s Fiji office some years ago, […]

  • 31 August 2011

    BHP Billiton has approved a further US$367 million (BHP Billiton share) investment for the third stage of development of the Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group’s (NCIG) coal handling facility in Newcastle, Australia. BHP Billiton’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Hunter Valley Energy Coal Pty Ltd, is a 35.5 per cent shareholder in the holding company of the NCIG. The […]

  • 8 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Van Oord will join forces with Canadian based CSL Group Inc. for the technical and commercial management of flexible fallpipe vessels including the MV Tertnes, the MV Nordnes and the MV Stornes. The MV Tertnes, as well as the underlying contracts for each of the three vessels, were acquired by CSL as part of […]

  • 4 November 2014

    Tuggerah Lakes on the New South Wales Central coast will benefit from a $3.3 million boost as part of the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program. Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Federal Member for Dobell, Karen McNamara, today visited the Tuggerah Lakes estuary on the New South Wales Central Coast to inspect progress on infrastructure […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging has started to restore navigation channels at Lancelin and the removed sand will be used to restore beaches, the Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT) said. DoT Coastal Infrastructure General Manager, Steve Jenkins, said that this maintenance dredging project, managed by BMT JFA consultants, will restore depths and ensure safe navigation and access to […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shoalhaven is set to become the State’s latest recreational fishing hotspot, with the final location for the South Coast’s first offshore artificial reef unveiled yesterday by the NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, and Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward. Ms. Hodgkinson said the South Coast artificial reef will be located about four kilometres offshore […]

  • 22 March 2010

    Everyone with a boat bigger than a tinnie reckons there’s nowhere to go, that the channels are terribly silted, and instead stay home and watch the footy with a beer in hand. But after many years of cruising the albeit not-so-broad Broadwater, we beg to differ. The points near Jumpinpin, the channels… [mappress] Source:sydneymorningherald,March 22,2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Port of Newcastle is celebrating 160 years of continuous dredging and its vital role underpinning safe and reliable operations as Australia’s third-largest port and the world’s largest coal export port. Continuous dredging of the channel began in March 1859 using ladder dredges to remove mud, sand, boulders and surface rock to ensure the safe passage […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Award winning Sunshine Coast based dredging company, Hall Contracting, has won a major contract to create a new approach for cargo ships at the Port of Brisbane. Cameron Hall, the Managing Director of Hall Contracting, said the appointment was a real coup for the dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company, which this year celebrates […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Martha Cove Owners Corporation (VIC, Australia) is about to begin dredging and beach re-nourishment operations in the Martha Cove Marina and at Safety Beach. According to the company’s announcement, the dredging and beachfill works will be commencing mid-March. During the works, approximately 5,000m³ of sand will be deposited along a 350 meter stretch of Safety […]

  • 22 July 2013

    ADPC has welcomed the Hon. Duncan Gay MLC, Australia’s New South Wales Minister for Roads and Ports and Leader of the House in the Legislative Council, at ADPC Headquarters next to Zayed Port. Mohamed Al Shamisi, ADPC’s acting CEO, took the Minister and Australian delegates on a tour, giving them a full scope of the […]

  • 12 November 2013

    In early 2011, 38 people fell victim to the floods in the Brisbane river basin in Australia. The economic damage amounted to 2 billion Australian dollars. To enhance flood protection in this area, the Australian government called in Deltares recently to conduct a hydrological study of the river. Quantification of probabilities of extreme water levels […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) proposes to conduct maintenance dredging in South Channel in February / March 2012 to remove a naturally occurring build up of sand and ensure that the declared depths of the channel are maintained for the safe operation of shipping to and from the Ports of Melbourne and Geelong. The work […]

  • 21 November 2012

    The Bunbury Port Authority carried out its annual dredge of the shipping channel this month, dumping silt at a site off the coast, reports bunburymail.com. The Bunbury Port is a pivot point for world wide distribution of products from the South West of Australia. Rail and road links enable the Port to capitalise on cargo […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 has been a landmark year for the Australian waterfront. It saw a third container stevedore enter the market in Brisbane and Sydney, and the Port of Melbourne Corporation begin its selection of a company to build and operate a third international container terminal. The New South Wales Government finalised the sale/ long term lease […]