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  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarship will allow Isabela Cabral from Brazil to study long-term coastal erosion at the Center for Ocean Engineering, Science and Technology at Swinburne University of Technology. Ms Cabral (photo), from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, is one of only four high performing PhD students from Latin America to receive the […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Regional producers are set to be major beneficiaries of the $1.2 billion expansion of the Port of Melbourne announced by Premier Ted Baillieu and Minister for Ports Denis Napthine on Tuesday. Dr Napthine said the construction of a new container terminal at Webb Dock and the expansion of the existing container terminals at Swanson Dock […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gippsland Ports, designated waterway manager of 1,431 sq km of some of the largest and most beautiful waterways in Australia, is seeking offers for the supply of a suitable Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD). The supply (new/existing) is for service (time charter), or lease (bareboat charter) arrangements for a period of up to 20 years, which is to be used […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Following a decade of outstanding service in charge of Australia’s largest container and general cargo port, Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Stephen Bradford will transition to retirement this year, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “I have greatly enjoyed my work at PoMC but believe now is the time to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, has considerable experience in designing and building weed harvesters and is currently manufacturing a harvester for the Kenyan government. This purpose-built vessel will work on Lake Victoria to remove the extensive ever-expanding mats of water hyacinth that are choking up the lake.

  • 19 June 2020
    Business development

    The design team of Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, Site Office and AW Maritime has been awarded the contract for the detailed design of the St Kilda Pier Redevelopment, in Victoria, Australia. Measuring around 450m in length, the new pier has a distinctive curved design which was selected following an extensive community consultation process in 2017.  […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A £42 million tidal flood defense scheme taking place in Hull has started construction work at the city’s historic estuary frontage. This critical work is essential to maintaining and improving Hull’s flood defenses, and is being carried out in accordance with government guidelines for safe working due to the Covid-19 outbreak. In the coming weeks, […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Upgrades to a section of the Pental Island flood levee will help reduce the impact of floods on the Murray River community, Minister for Water Peter Walsh announced today. Visiting the site today, Mr Walsh said the $460,000 project was significant for the community which was still recovering from the 2011 floods. “The Pental Island […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

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

  • 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 […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Premier Ted Baillieu and Minister for Ports Denis Napthine announced trade figures at the Port of Melbourne surged in the 2011-12 financial year with a 9.1 per cent overall increase at Australasia’s busiest container and general cargo port. Mr Baillieu said in the 2011-12 financial year total port trade grew to 87 million revenue tonnes […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Mornington Pier is set to undergo major reconstruction with Minister for Ports Denis Napthine joining member for Mornington David Morris at Schnapper Point to announce the multi-million dollar project today. Dr Napthine said the project would see the full reconstruction of the 75 metre outer section of pier and the installation of new wave screens […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Five packages of work valued at $2.3 million for key studies to support the development of the Port of Hastings have been awarded following a rigorous tender process. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the tenders received a significant response from the Victorian infrastructure development industry, and would allow key pieces of vital work to […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Victorian Coalition Government has announced that Nick Easy has been appointed as CEO of the Port of Melbourne Corporation, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Nick Easy as the CEO of the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC), following the PoMC Board recommendation,” Mr […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Beach renourishment works undertaken by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) within the near shore area of Rosebud Foreshore Reserve, Victoria, are now complete, informs the Mornington Peninsula Shire. Rosebud and Rosebud West beach have experienced severe coastal erosion over the years due to natural sand loss processes. To protect these natural […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), a government department in Victoria, Australia, engaged AW Maritime recently to provide detailed design, tender and documentation on the Rosebud dredging and beach renourishment works. Rosebud and Rosebud West beach have experienced coastal erosion over the years as a result of natural processes which made the […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colac Otway Shire Council has welcomed the State Government’s funding announcement of more than $1.35 million which will allow the dredging and other important upgrades of Apollo Bay Harbor. “Council has been strongly advocating for funding for the Apollo Bay harbor and we are pleased to receive a commitment of $1,353,500 from the State Government […]

  • 10 October 2012

    According to the ABC News, the Moyne Shire is seeking solution to fix the erosion problem at the Port Fairy East Beach. They plan to use the sand from the Warrnambool dredging project to replace the greatly damaged beach and dunes at the East Beach. The Moyne Shire officials have asked the Victorian Government to […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The dredging of the 100-year-old Victoria Park Lake is nearing the end of the heavy construction phase with approximately 85,000 tons of sediment and native soils being removed and hauled to the Region of Waterloo’s landfill site in Cambridge, exchangemagazine.com reports. Other significant completions include: deepening the lake to three metres in most areas to […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eko Atlantic, a brand new city being built adjacent to Victoria Island, Lagos, has just announced that the Great Wall of Lagos has surpassed 6 kilometers in length. Construction of the Great Wall of Lagos, which can be seen from space, began in 2009. The wall, which will reach 8.5 kilometers upon completion, is a […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The developers of the new Victoria Marina waterfront in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight have begun preparations for the start of the project following the recent completion of the new outer breakwater by Cowes Harbour Commission. Arrangements are now being put in place to secure the developers’ contribution towards the funding of the remaining […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The Office of Naval Research (ONR) and Marine Technology Society (MTS) Buoy Workshop is an opportunity for buoy industry users to meet and share best practices about buoy-based monitoring systems. The workshop meets every two years at various locations across North America and delegates typically come from all parts of the world to attend. As […]

  • 3 November 2009

    Victoria Harbour has been squeezed to less than half its original width – to a mere 910 metres – with the completion of the Central Reclamation Phase III. Before any reclamation began, the gap between Kowloon and Hong Kong – from Johnson Road in Wan Chai to Chatham Road in Tsim Sha Tsui – was […]