Search results for: Yarra River

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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 […]

  • 9 July 2013

    Construction works, including the construction of a rock revetment and retaining wall, at 5 Yarraville berth have been extended and are now scheduled for completion on or around 31 August 2013. Barge 74 (24 m x 9 m) will be positioned onsite for the duration of the works and be marked by flashing lights at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government has been successful in securing the balance of $85 million of Australian Government funding, to significantly improve water quality in the lakes and rivers and downstream in the Murray-Darling Basin. Commenting this, the Minister for the Environment and Climate Change Simon Corbell said: “Twenty-five priority water quality projects will be […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Treatment options to improve the long-term water quality of Lake Tuggeranong, including floating wetlands, submerged bubblers, fountains, dredging, in-lake recycling and sediment curtains were announced for public consultation today by the Government of Australia Capital Territory. Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell said the the options would be the start of a discussion on how Canberrans […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]