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  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Planning Matthew Guy has implemented Stage 2 of the Victorian Coalition Government’s commitment to protect Melbourne’s iconic rivers. “The Coalition Government is delivering on its commitment to protect Melbourne’s main waterways; the Yarra and Maribyrnong Rivers,” Mr Guy said. Mr Guy said local planning controls along the Yarra River between Burke Road, Ivanhoe […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The release of a new online report card shows that the Victorian Coalition Government continues to improve the health of Port Phillip Bay and the Yarra River. Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith said the launch of the new online report card provides Victorians with comprehensive water quality information, as part of the […]

  • 22 February 2012

    The Office of the Environmental Monitor said that after the massive channel deepening project of 2008-09, Port Phillip had retained high water quality when compared with 10 years ago. The Office’s Fourth Annual Review of the Channel Deepening Project was released on 2 February 2012. The review is a stocktake of the Office’s activities, including […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Melbourne Corporation yesterday commenced maintenance dredging as a routine part of port operations to remove a build-up of sediment and clear silt traps in port waters in the Yarra River. These works will focus principally on port berths including Appleton Dock, Swanson Dock, Yarraville berths and Station Pier. As part of a 10-year […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Hie dredging vessel Brisbane will depart Port Phillip Bay tomorrow afternoon after successfully completing required maintenance dredging in South Channel, Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) CEO, Stephen Bradford, announced today. Despite some inclement weather during the project which commenced on 7 February, the vessel removed a natural build-up of sand within the thirty-five day schedule […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne dredging program is expected to begin on the 25th of November 2019, the Australia’s largest container port said in its latest announcement.  Dredging works, set to be completed in March 2020, will be carried out at various locations within the port precinct and the South Channel in Port Phillip Bay to […]

  • 2 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME Delivers Strong 2013 Results In 2013, DEME reached a turnover of EUR 2.53 billion in 2013. Compared to the previous year, this represents an increase of 32% and a record turnover.   Australia: Port of Melbourne Maintenance Dredging Kicks Off Port of Melbourne Corporation yesterday commenced maintenance dredging as a routine part of port […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Commuters on the West Gate Bridge witnessed a spectacular sight early this morning when the purpose built vessel, Zhen Hua 26, passed under the bridge with a 104.5m high new Ship to Shore container crane aboard for delivery to Patrick’s East Swanson Dock terminal. The vessel was guided by two sea pilots as it made […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maintenance dredging works are scheduled to begin on 19 February 2015 in the South Channel West, South East Dredged Material Ground and North Port Phillip including river Yarra, Williamstown Channel, Port Melbourne Channel. According to Victorian Notices to Mariners, the dredging works will be conducted on a 24 hours/7 days per week basis and will be undertaken with […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The major maintenance dredging project is about to begin in the Port Melbourne Channel. The project will be carried out in the South Channel West, South East Dredged Material Ground and North Port Phillip including river Yarra, Williamstown Channel and Port Melbourne Channel. The dredging works will be conducted by TSHD Brisbane on a 24 hours/7 basis, according to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vice President Joe Biden was joined yesterday by Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at America’s Central Port in Granite City to mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The port’s new South Harbor is being funded in part […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, June 30, 2014, the Wood Pawcatuck Watershed Association will celebrate the completion of the Pawcatuck River fish passage restoration project. This event will recognize and thank the many project partners including the RI Congressional Delegation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), state and local organizations. […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Following a competitive tendering process Comhairle nan Eilean Siar announces that local firm Macinnes Brothers has been awarded the £1.5 million contract to construct a new harbour at Ardveenish, Isle of Barra. This will create a sheltered, fit-for-purpose harbour at Ardveenish, a positive development to existing facilities and which complements recent private investment in the […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Waterways and Environment, Dr. Mahendra Reddy, officiated at the completion of works for the Vunibau River Mouth in Navua today, the Fijian Government announces.  The Vunibau village boundary is situated just 47 meters from the river bank making the village highly vulnerable to floods which leads to […]

  • 3 November 2011

    The government of Angola has given the go-ahead for the construction of a new commercial port at Barra do Dande, in Bengo province…   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, November 3, 2011;

  • 2 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 27 – December 3, 2017).   Converting Platform Supply Vessels Into Dredgers In the wake of the well-documented downturn in the oil and gas markets in recent years, an increasing number of platform supply vessels (PSVs) are currently under-utilized […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Residents in a Northumberland town are invited to find out more about potential options for flood protection, the Environment Agency said in their latest release.  The agency is carrying out an appraisal of flood defenses in Ponteland and are considering a number of options to continue to protect properties from flooding as well as bring […]

  • 25 April 2013

    The local government of Marikina is inviting its residents to join its fun run to strengthen the city’s campaign against flooding. The fun run, entitled “Del Run (Save the Marikina Watershed),” is set to take place on April 28, 5 a.m. at the Marikina Sports Park. Categories include a five, 10 and 21 kilometer run. […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Far North Queensland communities hit by flooding as a result of Cyclone Yasi will receive $479,000 in funding for local river improvement projects. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Andrew Cripps today said the Herbert, Cassowary Coast and Cairns River Improvement Trusts were looking forward to being able to repair seven rivers and creeks in the […]

  • 15 March 2012

    AF Group has entered into an agreement with Yara Glomfjord to upgrade quays and dredge in front of quays. The contract includes rehabilitation and renovation of the quay structures. This project will commence in March 2012 and is scheduled for completion in May 2013. The contract has an estimated value of NOK 65 million excl. […]

  • 23 September 2011

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a EUR 60 million loan to finance the construction of a new container terminal at the port of Cadiz. EIB Vice-President Magdalena Álvarez Arza and the Chairman of the Cadiz Bay Port Authority (APBC), Rafael Barra, signed the finance contract in Cadiz yesterday. At the signing ceremony, EIB […]