Search results for: Victoria

414 results

A list of search results

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Premier Denis Napthine today met with representatives from the Port of Singapore, the world’s largest container transhipment hub, to gather vital information for Victoria’s port expansion and development projects. “The Victorian Coalition Government is expanding the capacity of the Port of Melbourne through the $1.6 billion development of a container terminal, automotive terminal, empty container […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 December 2010

    Victoria’s Coalition Government wants to turn Hastings into a container port to ease the burden on the busy Port of Melbourne… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, December 27, 2010;

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria announced today that it will begin maintenance dredging in and around Mordialloc Creek entrance next week following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. “The works form part of Parks Victoria’s ongoing dredging program to ensure the continuation of safe boating access within Port Phillip […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The latest version of the Murray Darling Basin Plan released today has made some progress, but still fails to address key issues important to Victoria. The Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has not sufficiently addressed issues such as sustainable diversion limit (SDL) adjustment mechanisms or the salinity and water quality targets, and their impacts. Another […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over the next week, the Parks Victoria will be performing maintenance dredging works at the entrance of the Patterson River. According to the Parks, dredging will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. Dredged material will be deposited for beach renourishment at the adjacent beach. On-water plant, equipment and potential hazards to navigation arising from the works […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    A milling company in Victorias City partnered with several barangays to clean up Malihao river. Victorias Milling Company, Inc.(VMC) and seven barangays near the Malihao River in Victorias City, joined hands for the VMC Linis Malihao Clean-Up Drive, recently, a statement from the milling company said. The volunteer barangays and VMC joined hands as a […]

  • 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, […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the Moyne River in Port Fairy, the Western District of Victoria, Australia, are set to begin today, September 17, the Victoria State Government said in its latest announcement.  It is expected that this dredging scheme will last approximately 45 days. The area of work will start from the entrance breakwater to Martins Point, […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today called on Labor to admit they have no plan for the future of ports in Victoria, proven by contradicting statements from the Opposition Leader and his Shadow Ministers. “Daniel Andrews must outline what the Labor Opposition’s position is to handle Victoria’s freight requirements into the future,” Mr Hodgett said. […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Andrews Labor Government has announced a new fund worth $10 million over four years to protect and preserve the health of Victoria’s iconic Port Phillip Bay. To be funded by the proceeds of the lease of the Port of Melbourne, the Port Phillip Bay Fund (PPBF) will support projects including water quality improvement works, […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Former Australian Defence Force Commander, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Mike Lean, will lead the development and expansion of Victoria’s second international container port, Port of Hastings Development Authority (PoHDA) Chair, Yehudi Blacher, announced today. Mr Blacher said Mr Lean’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer came at a critical time for PoHDA, as planning for the expansion […]

  • 6 May 2010

    Residents and local businesses in Portsea on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula are blaming dredging for major beach erosion over the past 12… [mappress] Source: topweb, May 6, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has invited the public to a community information session about the Carrum beach renourishment project, State Government of Victoria just announced. The meeting will be held at the Carrum Surf Life Saving Club on February 8, 2017 from 5:30-7:00pm. DELWP Senior Project Manager, Coastal Programs, Jill Garvey, said: […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The latest anti-farmer comments by Jay Weatherill demonstrate just how arrogant and irrational the South Australian Premier has become in the Murray-Darling Basin plan debate, Victorian Water Minister Peter Walsh said today. “Mr Weatherill wants a Basin Plan that would not only cause substantial and sustained flooding in Victoria, but would also risk flooding his […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria will begin maintenance dredging in and around Werribee River entrance next week, following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. “The works form part of Parks Victoria’s ongoing dredging program to ensure the continuation of safe boating access within Port Phillip and Western Port,” said […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tourists, residents and visitors to St Kilda now have better access to take in the picturesque harbour with the upgraded St Kilda Pier jetty arm officially opened today by Minister for Ports David Hodgett. Mr Hodgett was joined by representatives from the local port manager Parks Victoria, Port Phillip Council and the Royal Melbourne Yacht […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria will commence maintenance dredging at Patterson River on Thursday 7 February following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational boat operators. “The works form part of Parks Victoria’s ongoing dredging program to ensure the continuation of safe boating access within Port Phillip and Western Port,” said Parks Victoria Ranger […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A series of marine studies are being rolled out this month to support the planning of the Port of Hastings Development Project. Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced this today and said that the studies demonstrated the thorough process the Port of Hastings Development Authority is taking to progress planning of the project and develop […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Important design studies needed as part of the Warrnambool Harbor Master Plan have been given the green light, according to the latest release from the Premier of Victoria’s office. The 2018/19 Victorian State Budget provided $330,000 for the Warrnambool Harbor Sand Movement Study, with the Labor Government and Council working together closely since the release […]

  • 15 November 2012

    The next step towards building Melbourne’s much needed second container port are now underway with the commencement of key studies into Westernport, its natural environment, and port design. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the opening of tenders for key packages of work was an important milestone and a major step forward for the Port […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work, aimed to boost safe access for mussel farmers and the ferry service, is scheduled to start after the Queen’s birthday weekend (June 12) inside Portarlington’s new safe harbor, according to the Government of Victoria’s latest release. Parks Victoria dredged the area last year but natural coastal processes have deposited sand around the new […]