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  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) is currently conducting ‘bed-leveling’ operations in selected areas of the channels, berths and approaches of the Port of Geelong, located on the shores of Corio Bay at Geelong, Victoria.  The bed leveling exercise is designed to re-distribute sediment to deeper parts of the channel. The project stared earlier this week, […]

  • 18 September 2012

    New figures released today by Minister for Ports Denis Napthine show another record year of trade at the Port of Geelong with the Port handling a total throughput of 16 million tonnes in the 2011-12 financial year. Dr Napthine was in Geelong this morning today to launch the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) Economic Impact […]

  • 25 October 2012

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine, today announced the appointment of Peter Dorling to the Board of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dr Napthine said Mr Dorling will join current Chair Ken Jarvis and Deputy Chair Merran Kelsall, and will be a valuable asset for the VRCA as it continues its task of managing Victoria’s […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations are scheduled to begin on or about 15 January 2016 for all major berths and swing basins within port of Melbourne waters, according to the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Short Road Wharf has been established as the base for all plant and all dredged material will be transferred to the northern Dredged Material Ground located […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Officials announced that the Port of Geelong dredging contract, worth $6 million, has been awarded to New Zealand-based Heron Construction Company. The contract has been awarded for the multi-million dollar channel-widening work in Corio Bay as part of an ongoing push to improve safety, capacity and efficiency in the shipping lanes for the Port of […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The channel safety dredging program for the largest regional port in Victoria, the Geelong Dredging Project 2014 has been finished, according to the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dredging was conducted in the vicinity of No 4 Corio Quay North in an area off the corner of the Hopetoun and City Channels commonly referred to […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Victoria is planning to invest approx. $10 million in channel dredging works at Geelong port, according to the 2015/16 State budget. Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) chief executive officer Captain Peter McGovern confirmed this, saying to Lloyd’s List Australia that the funding will go towards deepening and widening a shallow patch near Lascelles Wharf’ The $9.8 […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Captain Peter McGovern of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) announced today that the VRCA is adopting exciting new technology that will allow larger ships with more cargo to access the Geelong Port. Melbourne-based OMC International (OMC) developed the Dynamic Under Keel Clearance (DUKC®) system that allows ships to safely navigate channels carrying more cargo than is possible […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Frankston City Council is about to begin maintenance dredging works of the Kananook Creek entrance, located some 35km south of Melbourne. The dredging, clearance and disposal of marine sediments, sand and debris has been set to begin on Monday, December 7th 2015 with the completion set for late December. According to the VRCA notice, dredging works will be […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) has just announced that Sandringham Harbor Maintenance Dredging project has been wrapped up successfully. In recent years, Sandringham harbor has experienced an accumulation of sand and seagrass in front of the off the beach sailing facilities operated by Sandringham and Hampton Yacht Clubs. Dredging of the “black sludge” that […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) has just announced that maintenance dredging works are underway at the entrance of St Kilda Marina, Melbourne. According to the announcement, dredging works will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. St Kilda Marina confirmed the story saying that the dredge is dredging the silt at the entrance to […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Port Phillip is about to begin Middle Park Beach dredging and beach renourishment works. The works will involve dredging around 60,000m³ of sand which will be spread out to create a larger beach profile with an initial width of 35 meters. The project, being undertaken jointly by the City of Port Phillip and the Department […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over the next few months, the Victorian Regional Channels Authority will carry out maintenance and improvements of the shipping lanes in Corio Bay. The works, worth approx $9 million, are scheduled for a September 8 start. The “Geelong Dredging Program 2015″ will ensure that the Port of Geelong, Victoria’s premier bulk cargo port, keeps its competitive […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Victoria’s commercial ports have performed strongly over the past year, posting solid figures in import and export trade. Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed the annual reports tabled in Parliament yesterday and said the figures reinforced the strategic value of Victoria’s commercial ports. “Victoria has an incredibly strong ports sector which can be seen in the […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Lakehead Region Conservation Authority (LRCA) has just announced that the authority will undertake maintenance dredging of the Neebing-McIntyre Floodway in Thunder Bay, ON, Canada. The dredging area is located between the William Street bridge and the Balmoral Street bridge. According to LRCA, the dredging of the Floodway Channel is required to ensure that the […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned by Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster NV, collided with a Moody 31 sailing yacht Orca at the entrance to the River Orwell in Suffolk. At the helm of the Shoreway at the time was Mr Gerardus Chapel who was employed as Chief Mate. […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) has OK’d construction of two breakwaters to be built in the Long Bay area in Negril, Jamaica. After carefully considering all comments from stakeholders in Negril and the wider Jamaica, the NRCA granted the National Works Agency (NWA) Beach Licences for the construction and maintenance the structures, reported today the loopjamaica. […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to kick off today, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign, scheduled to last for a period of approximately 7 days, will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging campaign is set to begin today and will last for a period of two days, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging program will be conducted at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth cleanup […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 18 January 2013

    Vila Real de Santo António (VRSA) mayor has revealed the regional development office’s (CCDR) intention to dredge the Guadiana River, making it navigable for larger ships up to Alcoutim. CCDR President David Santos announced the intention last week during the signing ceremony for a protocol to create Ayamonte (Spain) – Vila Real de Santo António […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    PortsToronto is in the process of removing up to 40,000 tons of debris and sediment from the mouth of the Don River, with the goal of preventing future flooding and stemming the flow of unwanted material into Toronto’s Harbor which can pose a risk to boater navigation and public safety. Each year, thousands of tons […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) report of the collision between dredger Shoreway and yacht Orca, 7 miles off the coast of Felixstowe, England, is now published. Investigation report into this marine accident with the loss of 1 life contains details of what happened, action taken, safety lessons and recommendations made. As a reminder, on Saturday, 8 June […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging campaign is set to begin on Saturday, 21st April, and will last for a period of approximately 7 days, the port said in their latest release.  According to the port’s announcement, this dredging program will be conducted at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The […]

  • 22 July 2011

    The Volta River Authority (VRA) has signed an agreement with SOTEG, a North African construction firm for the dredging of the estuary of the… By Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh (ghanaian-chronicle) [mappress] Source: ghanaian-chronicle, July 22, 2011;

  • 27 May 2011

    The Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) and the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) have stood by their decision to… BY PETRE WILLIAMS-RAYNOR (jamaicaobserver) [mappress] Source: jamaicaobserver, May 27, 2011;