Sand management in action

By |2020-08-11T00:34:50+00:00July 16th, 2020|

Sand management in action SWASH Project Delivery has produced a series of four sand management animation videos that help explain how various systems work around Australia. We're building on the sand bypass infographic concept we created earlier this year and continuing our commitment to help local communities understand marine environments, maritime operations, and [...]

Weipa maintenance dredging 2019

By |2019-10-11T10:25:37+00:00October 9th, 2019|

Weipa maintenance dredging 2019 I was privileged to spend a few weeks up in the western cape of Queensland recently, overseeing North Queensland Bulk Ports’ (NQBP) annual maintenance dredging program, which this year required the dredging and relocation of more than 2.4 million cubic metres of sediment. Onsite project management Onsite project management [...]

Onboard the Tommy Norton TSHD

By |2018-11-28T05:38:57+00:00November 28th, 2018|

Onboard the Tommy Norton TSHD In August 2018, I was fortunate to be invited onboard Gippsland Ports’ new trailing suction hopper dredger the Tommy Norton. The Tommy Norton TSHD has been operating at the Port of Gippsland Lakes since 2017 to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for commercial and recreational vessels [...]

Noosa Council Sand Recycling – Public Safety Assessment

By |2018-11-28T05:36:18+00:00November 22nd, 2018|

Noosa Council sand recycling - public safety assessment SWASH Project Delivery, along with HSCS, provided a public safety assessment of Noosa Council’s sand recycling operations on Noosa main beach. The sand recycling system is in place to transfer sand from the north-west end of Noosa main beach, adjacent to the river mouth, [...]