Site investigations begin for Spoilbank Marina in Port Hedland

O2Marine commenced field work this week for the Spoilbank Marina project in Port Hedland. O2Marine has been contracted to undertake sediment sampling and a benthic habitat survey at the site, to inform the environmental impact assessment of the marina project. The work includes using a drop camera and side scan sonar to conduct a benthic habitat survey [...]

By | September 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Site investigations begin for Spoilbank Marina in Port Hedland

Project Sheet – Connectivity Modelling to Protect Coral Spawning during Dredging

Connectivity Modelling to Protect Coral Spawning during Dredging Project Sheet [snippet] Regulatory authorities in Australia have sought to protect coral spawning events from potential adverse impacts caused by elevated levels of suspended sediment generated from dredging activities. The recent Reef 2050 Long Term Sustainability Plan proposes action to identify appropriate environmental windows to avoid dredging [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Project Sheet – A Framework for Marine Management of Ports

A Framework for Marine Environmental Management of Ports Project Sheet [snippet] The Australian and Queensland governments are taking action to limit the impact of ports on the Great Barrier Reef. The recent Reef 2050 Long Term Sustainability Plan supports initiatives for industry commitment to improve practices for ensuring Outstanding Universal Value is an intrinsic consideration [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|News|0 Comments