Channel restoration works at Bundaberg

Port of Bundaberg Gladstone Ports Corporation is undertake emergency maintenance dredging work at Port of Bundaberg
Industry Database

Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is undertaking shipping channel restoration works at the Port of Bundaberg following significant rainfall last year.

Rain in October/November caused a build-up of sediment in the Queensland port’s main shipping berth and the inner reach of the shipping channel which has severely hindered the berthing and movement of commercial ships in and out of the port.

GPC CEO Peter O’Sullivan says the organisation will undertake emergency maintenance dredging to restore the depths of the berth pockets and inner reach of the channel.

It’s important these works go ahead to ensure the operational safety of the harbour,” Mr O’Sullivan said.

“Material will be removed over the next 4 days and deposited at the existing Port of Bundaberg sea disposal site.”

The extent of the emergency maintenance work is limited to the area posing ship navigational risks.

GPC said it has carefully considered the potential impacts on fauna and flora and worked with government agencies to implement appropriate controls to ensure minimal environmental impacts while the dredging maintenance activities are being undertaken.

LATEST PRESS RELEASES

World’s smartest digital port with Northern collaboration:

World’s smartest digital port with Northern collaboration: Largest multipurpose port in Finland adop... Read more

INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS WILL BE PART OF A HEATED DEBATE DURING THE AAPA CONVENTION IN VALPARAISO

Renowned international experts will take part in the debates scheduled for the 107th Convention of t... Read more

Breakbulk Events & Media Supports Project Cargo Summit in Rotterdam

Breakbulk Events & Media Supports Project Cargo Summit in Rotterdam Read more

Antwerp XL attracts key stakeholders from across the breakbulk industry

All new exhibition for the breakbulk sector, Antwerp XL, has received support from breakbulk special... Read more

Papeete launches smart port transformation with Ci5 First commercial success for the Cargo Intelligent System

The Papeete Port Authority (PAP) is entering the smart port era with Ci5, a Cargo Intelligent System... Read more

Jade Logistics leads Indonesian ports into a digital future

Christchurch, 06 July 2018 – PT Pelabuhan Indonesia I (Pelindo I) has chosen the terminal operating ... Read more

View all