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  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District (USACE) and the City of Virginia Beach are hosting an informational meeting about the Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project today, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Frank W. Cox High School, 2425 Shorehaven Drive, Virginia Beach.  The format of the meeting will be an informal […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has unveiled a sculpture on the man-made island Punta Pacifica, constructed off the coast of Panama City. The sculpture called Ocean Reef I was presented by Boskalis CEO Peter Berdowski to José Isabel Blandón (alcalde del Distrito de Panamá) in the presence of Alfredo Aleman (CEO Ocean Reef Marina). Boskalis constructed the first Punta […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This month has seen the successful delivery of SMD’s first QTrencher 1000 ROV to Reef Subsea Power and Umbilical (RSPU). The QTrencher 1000 has been specifically developed for cable and pipeline burial to 2000m water depth. The ROV provides a compact high powered trenching capability for the burial of cables, umbilicals and 500mm diameter pipes […]

  • 4 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A key strategy to protect the Great Barrier Reef and create up to 28,000 jobs in Galilee Basin mines has been submitted to the Commonwealth Government for approval. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Planning and Infrastructure Jeff Seeney said the Abbot Point Port and Wetland Strategy would pave the way for dredge material […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Environmental crusader and Shine Lawyers ambassador Erin Brockovich has pushed the incoming Queensland Liberal-National Government to act to protect jobs and the environment when it comes to development affecting the Great Barrier Reef. Shine Lawyers’ case against the Gladstone Ports Corporation seeks to recognise the failure of the former Queensland Government and Gladstone Ports Corporation […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After rigorous assessment, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has approved an application by North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation to dispose of dredge spoil at a deepwater location offshore of Abbot Point, subject to strict environmental conditions. Authority Chairman, Dr Russell Reichelt, said he recognised the amount of debate and community concern that the […]

  • 23 April 2010

    The massive reclamation at Pasir Panjang continues until Oct 10. This huge site is next to Labrador’s shores, near Sentosa’s natural shores and close to Cyrene Reef.Dredging and reclamation works lead to high levels of sediments and thus murky waters. Like haze in the air, this ‘cloudy’ water… [mappress] Source:wildshores,April 23,2010;

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of jobs are one step closer after the Queensland Government lodged the final Environmental Impact Statement with the Commonwealth for dredging and construction works at Abbot Point coal port. State Development Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the final decision on the port’s development now lay in the hands of the Commonwealth Government. “Expansion […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche today released a checklist of coordinated activism aimed at shutting down Queensland’s export coal and gas industries. “Two years after the strategy document Stopping the Australian Coal Export Boom was leaked to the media, it is valuable to see how the anti-coal (and coal-seam gas) campaign has unfolded […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County Beaches and Coastal Resources reports that the Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment has moved into the final phase of the project. With over 140,000 cubic yards of sand placed onto the beach, the dredging operations have been successfully completed. For the final phase of the renourishment project, construction crews are working to breakdown […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has welcomed news that the Government’s approval of dredging activities at Abbot Point will be subject to the highest environmental standards to protect the Great Barrier Reef. After rigorous assessment, the Government has completed the approvals process for four Queensland projects under National Environmental Law, approving: · The capital […]

  • 13 January 2012

    A global subsea engineering firm is working on a major North Sea contract worth in excess of £2million. Rotech Subsea, which is headquartered in Aberdeen and owned by Norwegian firm Reef Subsea, is involved in a subsea excavation project with marine construction firm Red7Marine on what will be the UK’s largest operating wind farm. The […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The peak representative body for the Queensland resources sector has welcomed the decision by the Queensland Government to take advantage of a previously unavailable opportunity for onshore dredge material disposal at Abbot Point. Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said industry support for the decision to pursue this land-based disposal option clearly demonstrated industry’s […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Auditor General’s report on environmental protection shows the federal environment department is under-resourced and failing to enforce environmental conditions. “The Abbott Government constantly approves environmentally destructive projects claiming that all of the damage will be offset by environmental conditions, but the report shows those conditions often aren’t enforced,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The $21.7 billion Carmichael coal project has passed a significant milestone with agreements reached with all landholders, State Parliament heard today. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dr Anthony Lynham, told Parliament that mine proponent Adani now had 16 permits and approvals at local, state and federal level, including six […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone’s port master plan is open for public input in the latest milestone for an initiative that will drive economic development in and around the port and protect the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for State Development, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the draft master plan sets out growth opportunities and an environmental management framework to […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Caley Valley Wetlands at Abbot Point Port will be protected and enhanced by the Queensland Government’s Abbot Point Port and Wetlands Project. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney has rejected today’s alarms of the World Wildlife Fund calling for a delay to the project. “This project enables the […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA) were surprised by Premier Campbell Newman’s comments in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin this week. The Premier has contradicted the Federal Environment Minister, Greg Hunt’s promise on an ABC 4 Corners interview that the majestic Fitzroy Delta area is protected from port development forever. “The Premier is playing fast […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A mammoth seafloor dredger, dubbed ‘The Reef Destroyer’ by local environmentalists, recently arrived in Bimini as developers forge ahead with construction of a controversial ferry terminal. The 450-foot, 1,200 ton Niccolo Machiavelli is a specialized cutter-suction dredger designed to break up hard material which standard dredgers cannot remove. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, June 17, 2014

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Napier Port is on track to start dredging for 6 Wharf this week, taking the port one step closer to finishing the wharf by the end of 2022. 6 Wharf will allow the port to reduce congestion and welcome more and larger ships as vessel sizes increase and exports out of the region grow, said […]

  • 15 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rabobank Publishes Outlook for Dredging Sector CEDA Corporate Member Rabobank has published its newest outlook for the dredging sector, and for the first time, made it available to the general public.   Greens: Abbott OKs Great Barrier Reef Destruction (Australia) Tony Abbott’s Great Barrier Reef policy, reported on today, completely ignores the impacts of mining […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ports North’s Port Master Planning Project has taken an important step forward with the appointment of GHD Advisory to undertake a detailed technical plan that will map out options for developing the Ports of Cairns and the Port of Mourilyan over a 30-year timeframe. Commenting the latest news, Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The period for public comment on the draft Public Environment Report (PER) for the proposed coal export terminal expansion at Abbot Point closed on 15 February 2013. Capital dredging of six new berth pockets and ship apron as part of the Terminal 0, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 is being proposed. Public comments are being […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    An Taisce – The National Trust for Ireland wrote to the Environmental Protection Agency earlier this week, outlining their deep concerns at the proposed application by the Dublin Port Company to dump spoil from their proposed developments. In the submission, An Taisce pointed out that: “Dublin Bay is as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and contains […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP), Port Authority for Abbot Point said that draft World Heritage Committee (WHC) decision overlooked critical assessment data regarding the impact to the Outstanding Universal Values (OUV) of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area (GBRWHA). “While UNESCO clearly recognises the excellent work by State and Federal Government to protect and preserve the iconic […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s peak resources sector body said it is confident the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) will make its decision on a dredging permit for the proposed Abbot Point port expansion based on facts and science, rather than ‘slacktivist’ campaigns using social media. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council Michael Roche says the […]