Australasia – Page 7

  • Carnegie's CETO technology

    Carnegie reaches Cleantech final


    Australian wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, has reached the Top 30 semi-finals of the Global Cleantech Cluster Association’s (GCCA) ‘2012 Later Stage Award’.

  • The Wärtsilä 20 engine

    Hybrid tug power for Svitzer Australia


    Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the power system for four new diesel-electric powered tugs being built for Svitzer Australia at the ASL shipyard in Singapore, scheduled to be in operation by early 2014.

  • The environmental impact process has begun at Bonython Photo: WPG Resources Ltd

    EIS for Oz port development


    Governmental guidelines for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to be undertaken on the proposed deep sea port facility at Port Bonython, South Australia, have been issued, helping to move the project forward.

  • The Great Barrier Reef may be at risk from theOz shipping boom

    Green concerns over Oz shipping boom


    The Australian Green party is calling on the Oz Government to pause plans to increase fossil fuel exports and issue more port approvals until an upcoming environmental report by UNESCO has been published.

  • Crest wants to make waves in renewables

    Foreign tidal harbour development in NZ


    New Zealand has historically struggled to get home grown support for tidal energy – now some energy companies are beginning to change tact and act as ‘hosts’ for foreign developers to help drive the market forward.

  • Lessons now need to be learned from the Rena incident Photo: MNZ

    Rena report reveals short cut


    An interim report on the Rena cargo ship grounding has revealed that the crew may have been taking a short cut which caused the incident.

  • Oz is tackling waste at sea with new regs

    New sea garbage disposal regs for Oz


    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has introduced new regulations which prohibit the discharge of garbage into the sea from ships - except in very limited circumstances.

  • The BHP Billiton outer harbour plan has been approved at Port Hedland Photo: Port Hedland Port Authority

    EPA approves billion dollar harbour project


    Western Australia''s Environment Protection Authority has given approval for BHP Billiton’s outer harbour plan at Port Hedland - with only minor conditions.

  • The break up of the Rena has long been expected Photo: Maritime New Zealand

    Stricken NZ oil spill vessel breaks up


    The stricken container vessel Rena, which ran aground off Astrolabe Reef in New Zealand last October, has finally broken up – creating fears of a further oil spill and more traffic disruption for the Port of Tauranga.

  • News

    $600m Development for Port Bonython


    Flinders Ports wants to build a $AUS600mill port with a three kilometre-long jetty at Port Bonython, near Whyalla, South Australia.

  • News

    Progress at Hay Point


    LA was ahead of the curve in specifying green tractors.

  • News

    Dredging with Gladstone


    Gladstone Ports Corporation has announced that the first $A387million stage of the $A1.3 billion Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project has been awarded to a joint venture between Van Oord and Dredging International Australia.

  • News

    Coal Export on Hold


    Opponents claimed victory when Australia-based Ambre Energy Ltd withdrew its application for an export terminal to ship coal from Montana and Wyoming to Asia via the Columbia River port of Longview, Washington.

  • Oakajee Port

    EPA Approval for Oakajee


    The Western Australian EPA has recommended approval of the Oakajee Port & Rail iron ore port development and rail infrastructure in the State’s mid-west region.

  • News

    Kaipara tide turbine plan gets green light


    New Zealand’s first tide-driven power station in the Kaipara Harbour has been approved by Government despite concerns over fish stocks and dolphins.

  • News

    Befriend the green movement, ports told


    Australian port managers need to take on board the emerging influence of the Green movement, and be prepared to engage with its political leaders.

  • Australia’s ecosystem is a little more fragile than its economy appears to be. Photo: T Hudson

    Australia’s long view


    Australia was notable for upping its exports during the harsh economic recession, but its ports have been caught in the relentless drive for size - including the need to build out further and dredge deeper.

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    Eco-auto box wash


    New Zealand’s Lotus Wash Systems has developed the world’s first fully-automatic sea container washing unit at the Fremantle Port operation of AWH Logistics.

  • Arists Impression of New Port

    Port of Brisbane HQ wins green accolade


    The new head office building of the Port of Brisbane Corporation (PBC), scheduled to open this summer, has become the first in Australia to receive a 5 Star Green Star – Office Design v3 Certified Rating from the Green Building Council of Australia.

  • Lease agreement signing ceremony

    HPH signs for new Port Botany terminal


    Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has signed an agreement with Sydney Ports Corporation (SPC) that clears the way for the development and operation of the Third Terminal (T3) at Port Botany, Australia.