Abell Point Marina dredging project is now underway with first testing being completed last Friday and a full schedule expected to start this week.
The dredging team have been working hard over the past three months to profile a dredging process that will effectively target high areas areas across the marina that have previously caused access issues on a low tide. In targeting 20% of high areas across the marina, the dredging team believe that we can rectify 80% of the problem areas allowing greater access to berths for deeper draft vessels.
The dredging project will first target high areas in O/P arm, M/N arm, L arm and around the fuel wharf before scoping out a full maintenance schedule of the marina. The project is predicted to last for 6 – 8 months with all dredge material being pumped into the retention pond to develop a community parkland for marina customers to enjoy with regular events planned for this area.