Australasia – Page 7

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • Port Botany

    Port Botany container terminal “ticks the green boxes”


    Port Botany’s Container Terminal expansion has passed its compulsory first year environmental audit, exceeding all compliance requirements and winning an unqualified endorsement for a raft of environmental management initiatives.

  • AUSMEPA promotes environmental awareness

    “Saving the Seas”


    The Australian Marine Environment Protection Association plays an important role in promoting environmental awareness and protecting the marine environment. Michael Julian, AUSMEPA’s Executive Director, explains the organisation’s objectives

  • Penrhyn Bay – Enhancement Plan map

    Sydney’s Penrhyn estuary habitat enhancement


    As part of the Port Botany Expansion project, Sydney Ports Corporation has committed to securing Penrhyn Estuary for locally significant migratory shorebirds. This commitment will see $8 million spent to rehabilitate and expand Penrhyn Estuary. Upon completion, Sydney Ports Corporation, will take on management responsibilities for the estuary and continue ...

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    200 up for the LHM 400


    In Autumn 2008, Liebherr-Werk Nenzing celebrated its 200th LHM 400 mobile harbour crane. Introduced in 1996, the LHM 400 - characterised by a max. lifting capacity of 104 tonnes and a max. outreach of 48 meters – is particularly suitable for ship-sizes up ...

  • Vessel in the channel – monitoring equipment can just be seen on the right.

    Brisbane undertakes port emissions survey


    Earlier this year the Port of Brisbane Corporation initiated the commissioning of an inventory of emissions from waterside and landside activities at the port.

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    “Sustainability clause” central to DP World/Brisbane lease


    DP World recently reaffirmed its commitment to the Port of Brisbane, when it signed an Agreement to Lease for a new 40-year lease at the Port of Brisbane, announcing it is looking at investing $A250 million in the port over time in response ...

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    New Corporate Motor Vehicle Policy


    As part of its ongoing focus on promoting resource efficiencies, the Port of Brisbane Corporation has introduced a new corporate motor vehicle fleet policy. The policy aims to increase fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions annually attributed to the Corporation’s car fleet.

  • The Port of Brisbane

    Introducing a Water and Energy Conservation Plan


    In the March/April issue of GreenPort, the Port of Brisbane outlined its strategy of operating its port in a sustainable. In this issue, the Port explains how it is working to save water and reduce energy consumption

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    Shipping welcomes Eco-Labelling


    “The shipping industry welcomes the move by Tesco to start eco-labelling the food it sells, states the British Shipping Chamber. “

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    While every drop counts


    Sydney Ports and Sydney Water has joined in a business program directly aimed at drastically reducing the water consumption of the organisation. The arrangement aims to promote and drive sustainable improvements in the efficient use of water and is structured around a water management diagnostic and comprehensive audit process.

  • "Queen of Netherlands”

    Project Melbourne


    After many years of planning – and a long approval process – work has now begun on the deepening of the entrance channel to the port of Melbourne.