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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 January 2014

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has hit the ground running this year with summer seagrass, water quality and water bird sampling underway, announced Minister for Ports David Hodgett. “We have got a busy year head for the Port of Hastings container expansion project and we are getting on with undertaking the necessary environmental studies […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A key component of Victoria’s future economic security was significantly boosted today with Premier Denis Napthine announcing $110 million to progress the Port of Hastings development. Visiting Hastings with Minister for Ports David Hodgett, Dr Napthine said today was a landmark occasion that reaffirmed the Victorian Government’s vision for the ports and freight sector and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations on the Clifton Springs Boat Harbor officially started last week, according to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners. This dredging scheme will take place at the entrance and within the harbor, the release stated. Dredging works within the entrance to the harbor will be carried out by a small cutter suction dredge, with […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government has today announced the appointment of financial and legal advisers to oversee the market process for a medium term lease of Australia’s largest container port, the Port of Melbourne. The Coalition Government has appointed joint financial advisers Morgan Stanley and Flagstaff Partners to manage the transaction. Minter Ellison has been appointed […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria has issued a shallow depth warning to recreational boat operators following unseasonal conditions throughout January which have increased the speed of natural sand movements along the coast near the mouth of the Patterson River. As the Local Port Manager for Port Phillip, Parks Victoria regularly monitors water depths at the entrance to the […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria has commenced maintenance dredging at Werribee River 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 Parks Victoria A/District Manager Port […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports, Luke Donnellan, and the Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan, today visited the Seaworks Maritime Precinct to hear firsthand from the community about future plans for the site. The Labor Government is providing $3 million to provide much needed upgrades and new facilities to the site, which already attracts more than 100,000 visitors […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works on the Patterson River entrance will take place from October 19 to November 19, 2016, weather permitting, according to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners. Dredging works will be carried out by a cutter suction dredger and the dredged material will be deposited for beach renourishment at the adjacent beach. “On-water plant, equipment […]

  • 12 March 2014

    Parks Victoria yesterday commenced maintenance dredging at St Leonards Pier and harbour 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 Parks Victoria […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, today visited a beach renourishment project in Sandringham to launch the Port Phillip Bay Environmental Management Plan 2017-2027. The plan will help guide actions and investments over the next decade to ensure a healthy Port Phillip Bay that is valued and cared for by all Victorians, […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The $1.6 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne reached a major milestone today, with Premier Ted Baillieu officially inviting expressions of interest seeking operators for the new Webb Dock container terminal, automotive terminal and Pre Delivery Inspection (PDI) Hub. “Melbourne is Australia’s largest container, automotive and general cargo port with trade results for the […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The President of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, who pays particular attention to the issues of fight against global warming and protection against coastal degradation in Africa, has commended Eko Atlantic City on its technique adopted to provide a permanent solution to coastal erosion. Gnassingbe gave the commendation during a tour of the new city, led […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works at the Tankerton jetty and channel are scheduled to take place from 25 July to 16 August 2016, weather permitting. According to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners, these dredging operations will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. The material dredged during this project will be deposited for beach renourishment directly […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Eko Atlantic city, a creative and ambitious development project, is about to change the face of Africa, transforming the Lagos State into a megacity. The city, currently under construction off Bar Beach, Victoria Island, will become the new financial epicenter of West Africa by the year 2020.  The newly released video update on the continuing development of Eko Atlantic […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Warrnambool City Council (VIC) is preparing a 10-year dredging strategy for the Port of Warrnambool and will seek community feedback on options for disposal of dredged sand. The strategy will help ensure that dredging is done in a way that best meets community needs and those who use the port’s boat launching facilities. “Dredging has […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith along with Member for Hastings Neale Burgess today inspected the finished work on a new seawall at Merricks Creek in Somers. The Victorian Coalition Government funded the $400,000, 75 metre-long seawall with the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) carrying out the work, which was completed late […]

  • 8 September 2010

    One Great Lakes Restoration Initiative the EPA will fund is located in Brown County, off the shore of Green Bay. Aquatic biologist Victoria… By Susan Bence (wuwm) [mappress] Source: wuwm, September 9, 2010;

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria has begun maintenance dredging in and around Mordialloc Creek entrance following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. In the notice, Parks Victoria said that the dredging works will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. The officials also added that dredged material will […]

  • 8 September 2011

    Werribee River channel will be dredged this week to remove sand banks that Parks Victoria says have become a boating hazard…   By Fiona O’Doherty (wyndham-leader) [mappress] Source: wyndham-leader, September 8, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Equipment is expected to be moved into place at Toondah Harbour next week in preparation for the commencement of dredging work. Mayor Karen Williams said the work, due for completion by 30 August (weather permitting), involved maintenance and capital dredging of a section of the Fison Channel and widening of the ‘swing basin’, allowing vessels […]