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  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the Port Ballina Taskforce have again asked Ballina Shire Council to lobby the NSW State Government to see if a one-off dredge of the Ballina Bar can be undertaken to allow a practical study of the benefits of dredging to be assessed. The taskforce, which has been constituted by the council, was formed […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The bar of the Richmond River is one of the most dangerous on the coast, with a large number of capsizes and incidents in the past, according to northernstar.com. Ballina Fishermen’s Co-op general manager Phil Hilliard said: “Desperate trawler operators at Ballina are putting themselves in danger by crossing the bar in bad conditions.” Mr. […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) Pelican, operated by Van Oord Australia, is currently carrying out dredging operations on the Lakes Entrance Bar. According to Gippsland Ports’ CEO, Nick Murray, this will be the eighth consecutive year that Gippsland Ports has engaged the services of ‘Pelican’ to undertake maintenance dredging of the bar and inner channels. “This year, […]

  • 5 April 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with Bar-1 Ranch, LTD, Bar-1 Ranch, LLC, Bar-1 Ranch 2, LLC, Bar One Ranch Management, LLC, and Alfred Barone (collectively settling defendants, or Bar One Ranch) resolving violations of the Clean Water Act in Missoula County, Montana. Under a proposed settlement lodged by the U.S. […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    A permanent entrance (the Entrance) to the port of Gippsland Lakes from Bass Strait was completed in 1889. Since its construction, there has been continual ingress of oceanic sand into the Inner Channels. In addition, an offshore bar (the Bar) has formed outside the Entrance. This sand on the Bar creates navigation hazards requiring almost […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing a Draft Interim Feasibility Report for the Unalaska Channels, also known as Dutch Harbor. The proposed project and preliminary analysis of potential environmental impacts are described in the draft report. The report is being submitted to elicit public review and comment on the Corps’ tentatively selected plan […]

  • 9 September 2011

    The feasibility study into offshore reefs to protect Old Bar’s eroding coast should be finished within a couple of weeks.   BY HELEN MANUSU (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes, September 9, 2011

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The long-awaited dredging of the Chichester Bar is about to start today. Dredging operations will take place from November 28th to Monday, December 1st 2014. Work will be performed by the trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau. The dredger will operate, day and night, during the period HW -3 to HW +1, and rainbow the dredged material onto the […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on Gold Bar’s proposed update to its shoreline master program. The draft shoreline program update will guide construction and development along the city’s 4.8 miles of shorelines along May Creek and the Wallace and Skykomish rivers. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Recent good weather and calm conditions have been welcome news for dredging operations at the mouth of the Mooloolah River. The ‘Saibai’ has now been able to dredge a channel in the sand bar down to the required depth for the safe passage of vessels crossing the Mooloolah River Bar. The dredge will now concentrate […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Napier Port today released its annual results for the 2018 financial year, with new records set for cargo and cruise. In the year to 30 September 2018, Napier Port celebrated handling a total of 5.1 million tonnes of cargo. A record 2.2 million tonnes of logs were exported to markets across the […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ports North said in its latest release that they continue to be a major contributor to regional economic growth with an almost doubling of operating profits in the 2017-18 financial year. “We have pushed into new growth areas with excellent results,” Ports North Chairman Russell Beer said. “And when we build our port capacities, we […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Whangamata Bar is regarded as one of New Zealand’s premier surfing waves. The steep faced left hander breaks along an ebb-tidal delta at the entrance to Whangamata Harbour. The wave often produces long makeable barrels and high performance sections. The sand bar that sculpts these classic waves is at the centre of an ongoing […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Neither a ‘planned retreat’ nor a ‘do nothing’ approach are viable options for Old Bar’s eroding coastline…   (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes , December 16, 2011;

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Global Ports Holdings has, through privatization, acquired the unlisted 62% share of the Port of Bar. This is the first time a Turkish company acquires the majority ownership of a port operation overseas, as has been indicated by Saygın Narin, the CEO of GPH. GPH, the only operator of three leading commercial and cruise ports […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    One of the Corrigans Beach access tracks at Hanging Rock will be temporarily closed due to the Batemans Bay bar dredging works, according to the Eurobodalla Shire Council. The access track adjacent to the sailing club will be closed from 4 October until 23 December and residents will be able to use two nearby alternative access […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Chichester Bar dredging program is planned to take place from Thursday, 29 October – Sunday, 1 November 2015, reported the Chichester Harbor Conservancy. Dredging operations will be undertaken by the trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau. The 73 m-long dredger will rainbow the dredged material onto the seafront at Hayling Island. It takes approximately one hour to complete […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Old Bar Manning Point Coastal Working group has taken the next step in progressing plans for a Coastal Management Program, with a funding application submitted to the NSW Government last week. The application seeks funding to engage specialists in the fields of community engagement and coastal science, who will join representatives from MidCoast Council, […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    At the Albwady Damen yard in Sharjah, UAE, two standard cutter suction dredgers CSD500 have been built, the company announced today.  These two dredgers mark the anniversary of 10-year building Damen cutter suction dredgers at this yard. “The stationary dredgers, built to dredge at max -14m, are ready and moored along quay – awaiting final […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) is waiting for a response from the Waikato Regional Council regarding an offer made by the Environmental Defence Society (EDS) to host a workshop to discuss and seek positive outcomes for the degraded surfing quality at Whangamata Bar. Surfers at the world famous surfbreak, the “Whanga Bar” have stated that […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A team of editors of World Maritime News has paid a visit today to one of the major ports of the Adriatic coast, the Port of Bar in Montenegro. Luka Bar AD rated this year’s business operation as less successful than that recorded last year. The management believes that this will be significantly improved by […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Port of Townsville Limited has again delivered strong financial results while continuing to deliver major infrastructure investments, the port stated in its latest announcement.    With a focus on revenue diversification and cost management, the port posted a solid net profit of $15.01 million for 2017-18. Commenting the latest news, Chief Executive Officer, […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The opening ceremony of newly dredged Rauma channel and extended container terminal was held yesterday at the Finnish Port of Rauma. Commenting the latest developments, Hannu Asumalahti, Managing Director of the Port of Rauma, said: “The projects supported each other and the now completed projects will significantly improve the competitiveness of the Port of Rauma. The […]

  • 21 June 2011

    Residents of Old Bar fear many more infrastructure losses will occur along the eroded Old Bar beachfront while a State government… By HELEN MANUSU (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes, June 21, 2011

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HI-SEA Marine, a Chongqing, China, based supplier of marine equipment and dredge components, recently signed an order to supply 10pcs spring steel rubber hoses to a Kenyan client. According to the company’s latest announcement, these spring steel rubber hose will be used for a new dredging project. The hoses length is 5.8m, inner diameter is 200mm, working […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The $20m redevelopment of the Port Nelson’s Main Wharf North is set create long lasting regional economic benefits and future-proof the region’s import and export sectors, Port Nelson said in their latest announcement.  General Manager Infrastructure, Allanagh Rivers, said that the Port’s investment will also improve the Port’s resilience, move main wharf operations further away […]