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  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are currently underway inside and in proximity to Webb Dock, according to Port of Melbourne official website. The completion of this dredging scheme is scheduled for February 9. The dredger is serviced by a barge and tug that deposit the material in the approved Dredged Material Ground approximately 10 kms south of Williamstown. Commercial vessels […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Port of Melbourne Corporation’s (PoMC’s) $1.6 billion redevelopment of Webb Dock is advancing with the awarding of civil and maritime design contracts. The expansion of capacity at the Port of Melbourne, which is Australia’s largest container, automotive and general cargo port was announced by the Victorian Premier, Mr Ted Baillieu and the Minister for Ports, […]

  • 10 December 2012

    TWO and half million cubic metres of silt will be dredged from near Webb Dock as part of a $1.2 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne. The plan, which includes a new container terminal at Webb Dock, also calls for the dredging of 50,000 cubic metres of contaminated material that will be dumped near […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Bradford, today invited expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations for works associated with the $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project. Invitations are being sought in connection with the design and construction of the project’s maritime and road connection components. “Both these tenders are significant, […]

  • 6 October 2010

    The earliest possible development of Webb Dock East as a container terminal is essential if the forecast container growth in Melbourne is to… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, October 7, 2010;

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project has been given the go ahead following a decision by Planning Minister Matthew Guy to provide the planning approval for works to commence at Melbourne’s Webb Dock. “The Port Capacity Project demonstrates the Coalition Government’s commitment to ensuring the Port of Melbourne remains Australia’s leading container, automotive and general […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced three reappointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Board, as the Port Capacity Project continues. Mr Hodgett said that he was pleased to reappoint Chairman Mark Birrell and Directors David Cranwell and Janice van Reyk. “I’m pleased to announce these appointments at a critical time for the Port […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Zealand based company, Heron Construction, have been awarded the Port of Melbourne dredging contract, scheduled to commence in October 2014. More than 1.8 million cubic metres of material will be dredged with the backhoe Machiavelli. Heron Construction will work in conjunction with McConnell Dowell who will construct the new automotive wharf and waterside infrastructure […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and Anglo Ports, through their Australian subsidiary, Victoria International Container Terminal Limited (VICTL), have signed a contract in Melbourne with the Port of Melbourne Corporation for the design, construction, commissioning, operation, maintenance and financing of the Port of Melbourne’s new international container terminal and empty container park at Webb […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2013

    The $1.6 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne has attracted a high calibre list of civil and maritime construction specialists all competing for two significant work packages. Port of Melbourne Corporation Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Bradford, confirmed the short listed bidders for the maritime and civil works packages. Together, the works will deliver the […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Increased container handling capacity for the Port of Melbourne was announced by the Victorian Government today. Redevelopment of areas of the port by Port of Melbourne Corporation will enable the port to meet an ever increasing trade demand and protect the economic future of Australia’s premier freight gateway. Highlights: – Webb Dock will resume being […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Victorian Ports Melbourne announced today the completion of dredging works at various locations within the Port of Melbourne. The dredging, which began in December 2019, was carried out to remove a build-up of sediment and to ensure port’s berths and channels are maintained for shipping. The works took place at the following locations: Swanson […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu announced a $1.2 billion re-development of the Port of Melbourne which will create 2,600 jobs and enhance the economic future of the state. Mr Baillieu said the centerpiece of the project would be the construction of a new container terminal at Webb Dock while infrastructure upgrades at Swanson Dock would increase […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Tim Pallas and the Labor Party have proven once again why they are incapable of managing Victoria’s commercial ports, stated Minister for Ports Denis Napthine. “In Parliament this week and in a press release issued today, Mr Pallas has turned his back on the development of the Port of Hastings, once again doing a double […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne Corporation’s 2011-12 Annual Report, tabled in the Victorian Parliament today, sets a solid foundation for the $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project, Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said today. “The Port of Melbourne recorded increases across all cargo types in 2011-12 leading to a record overall throughput of 87 million revenue tonnes,” […]

  • 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 January 2011

    Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) has successfully completed its 2009-11 routine maintenance dredging program ahead of time and within budget. The staged project, which commenced in November 2009, included dredging and sweeping of the dredged material before capping this sediment with clean sand after a period of settling. Working to remove a build-up of silt […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Future trade growth at the Port of Melbourne has spurred significant private investment in the port as international stevedore DP World commissioned its new Post-Panamax ship-to-shore crane today. Minister for Ports David Hodgett today joined DP World Melbourne to officially inaugurate the new crane that will improve efficiency for the company to handle growing trade. […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine met with port operator DP World today, to inspect the company’s investment in new equipment that will assist in boosting capacity and productivity at their Port of Melbourne container terminal. Dr Napthine joined DP World Australia Managing Director Ganesh Raj at DP World’s terminal at West Swanson Dock and said […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Planning Minister Matthew Guy has moved to ensure Victoria’s ports and surrounding environs are further protected to secure their ongoing productivity. Releasing the report of the Ports and Environs Advisory Committee, Mr Guy outlined new planning controls for the ports of Melbourne, Hastings, Geelong and Portland. “Our ports make a significant contribution to Victoria’s economic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected St. Paul, Minn., resident and St. Paul District employee Alex Webb as a recipient of the Joseph W. Kimbel Award for Professional Potential. Webb received this award for his work advising on sensitive and complex dredge material management plans on the Upper Mississippi […]

  • 30 September 2010

    DP WORLD’s Chennai Container Terminal Ltd (CCTL) has been opened as India’s first “e-terminal” by the Shipping Minister GK Vasan. Online services offered by CCTL include Electronic form 13, Electronic SSR, web access, web-based customer relationship management, e-invoice, e-statements and web/SMS based container tracking system. Also installed are two new twin lift super postpanamax cranes […]