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  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vincent Degert, the newly appointed Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Seychelles, visited the Seychelles Ports Authority on October 14, for an update about the Port Victoria Rehabilitation and Extension Project. The visit started with a brief meet in which the chief executive of the Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA), Ronny Brutus, welcomed Ambassador Degert […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Gibraltar has agreed commercial terms for the creation of a new reclamation project and subsequent development within the harbor – to be known as Victoria Keys. According to an official announcement, the development project will be conducted by Harbor Developments Limited, a consortium made up entirely of locally based developers. The land […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is currently carrying out a program of works to repair and improve a half-mile long structure which protects the harbor in the south Devon town of Brixham. First erected in 1843, Victoria Breakwater was severely damaged during Storm Emma in March 2018. Working on behalf of Torbay Council, Mackley has been contracted to rectify […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works and removal of water Hyacinth from Lake Victoria are set to begin in the following days, Kenya Ports Authority announced today. “Tomorrow, January 18, HE Rt Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga will officiate commencement of the exercise here at the Kisumu Pier,” KPA said in their official statement. KPA Managing Director Dr Arch. Daniel […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union and the Seychelles Ports Authority have signed agreements related to the financing, the rehabilitation and expansion of the Port Victoria harbor. On the same occasion, the French development agency (AFD) also signed a memorandum pledging a loan in support of the project. The project entails the detailed design […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada today awarded a $5.3 million contract to Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. (Milestone ENV) to restore the environmental health of Victoria’s Middle Harbor sea bed by removing hazardous chemicals in sediments found in Transport Canada-owned harbor near the Laurel Point Park.‎ The cleanup work will begin in November 2017 and is expected […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has just announced that a works and dredge licence application for the construction of the Victoria Quay marina development at East Cowes has been received by the commission. According to CHC, the application, submitted by Victoria Quay Estates Ltd (VQEL), seeks to secure a works and a dredge licence in order […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seychelles Port Authority recently unveiled plans for the expansion and modernization of Port Victoria. The existing quay of Port Victoria, currently 270 meters long, will be extended an additional 330 meters and will be able to accommodate two boats measuring up to 250 meters in length at the same time, reported Seychelles News Agency. The chief […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Redland City Council (RCC) is partnering with the Queensland Government to jointly fund the replacement of the Coochiemudlo Island Jetty and the demolition of the old jetty for an estimated cost of $4.6 million. Dredging work is also expected to begin at Victoria Point in October 2014 in preparation for the Queensland Government’s planned investment […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today called on Shadow Ports Minister Natalie Hutchins to face him in a debate on the Coalition Government and the Labor Opposition’s opposing policies for Victoria’s second container port. The Coalition Government has already commenced planning works for a second container port at Hastings with funding of $110 million in […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $2,664,500 to Orion Marine Group for maintenance dredging of the channel to Victoria in Calhoun County, Texas. Under the contract, Orion Marine is required to remove approximately 458,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the lower reach of the channel […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The existing quay of Port Victoria, the main port of the Seychelles and the only port that can handle the import and export of goods for the country, is in need of urgent repair work. The port is facing congestion due to the high demand for the limited berthing space available. Due to these issues, […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government and Redland City Council have agreed to jointly fund the replacement of the Coochiemudlo Island Jetty and the demolition of the old jetty for an estimated cost of $3.5 million together with channel dredging work at both Victoria Point and the new Coochiemudlo Island Jetty, to ensure service access in all tides. […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Victoria officials and Victoria Fleet LLC recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the New Port Barge Fleeting Terminal. The development of the fleet terminal is a public/private partnership between the Port of Victoria, and Victoria Fleet, LLC, an affiliate of Devall Towing and Boat Services of Hackberry, LLC. This project was designed by […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Approximately 700,000 cubic yards of material from the Channel to Victoria lower reach will be dredged soon, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District. This cleanup program will cost between $1 mln and $5 mln, and the estimated start date is July 22, 2014. The project period of this maintenance dredging will […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government is investigating the strategic and commercial options for the future of Victoria’s state-owned ports, Treasurer Michael O’Brien confirmed today. “The Coalition Government is carefully considering the future of Victoria’s port assets to ensure they deliver the best return to Victorian taxpayers,” Mr O’Brien said. Mr O’Brien said any future decision on […]

  • 10 December 2013

    Fremantle Ports is seeking expressions of interest from the private sector to develop and operate a dedicated automotive and Ro-Ro (roll on – roll off) terminal on Victoria Quay. Fremantle Port is Western Australia’s largest automotive and Ro-Ro port, handling over 120,000 vehicle imports and 180,000 tonnes of other Ro-Ro cargo annually. These trades are […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Victorian Minister for Water Peter Walsh today announced the first phase of a major water study that will benchmark water aquifers across the state. The water study will provide Victoria with a comprehensive understanding of the State’s water aquifers and water dependent assets including groundwater springs, wetlands, rivers and […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new consistent planning zone for Victoria’s major ports has been approved, in a move that will secure the future growth of the freight sector and its contribution to the State’s economy. Planning Minister Matthew Guy said the zone and streamlined planning controls will create an effective buffer between port operations and uses in adjoining […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mike Lean, has welcomed the Victorian Government’s freight and logistics plan’s confirmation that an expanded Port of Hastings is critical to securing the economic vitality of Victoria and cementing Victoria’s status as the freight and logistics capital of the country. Mr Lean said the plan, Victoria – The Freight […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a service-disabled veteran-owned small business contract to Babcock Construction Company in the amount of $843,000 to conduct levee raising on Placement Area 2 at the Port of Victoria, located in Calhoun and Victoria counties, Texas. The contractor is expected to begin work in July to raise […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lindsay Island in the Murray Sunset National Park will be Victoria’s first project to recover water for the environment using the Murray Darling-Basin Plan adjustment mechanism. Under the Basin Plan, states can put forward projects to recover water for the environment through environmental works and measures using funds that had been allocated for buyback. Federal […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Minister for Water Peter Walsh released the draft Victorian Waterway Management Strategy today and encouraged communities to get involved in shaping the future management of their local waterways. “Rivers, estuaries and wetlands are the lifeblood of many towns and communities,” Mr Walsh said. “Our waterways are the basis of important recreational activities such as fishing, […]

  • 15 October 2012

    WAM Development Group and its Community Marine Concepts Ltd. partnership have received approvals from Transport Canada and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for the construction of the Victoria International Marina. “The project has already received municipal and provincial approvals, and these federal approvals are significant milestones in the approval process,” said Larry Halgren, who […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Executives from Caterpillar Inc. and leaders from the state of Texas celebrated the grand opening of Caterpillar’s state-of-the-art hydraulic excavator facility in Victoria, Texas. The new, 1.1 million-square-foot operation represents a $200 million investment by Caterpillar to increase excavator capacity and production in the United States. The company has already hired about 225 new employees […]