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Please view our range of news covering everything from PIANC Australia updates, working groups, events and more.

Guides for the Way Forward – WG 176 Report

PIANC’s WG 176 Expert Report is out - inspiring the navigation infrastructure community to embrace natural systems design.

Engineering with Nature Atlas

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has launched its stunning Engineering with Nature Atlas featuring 56 projects.

Another good year – and more to come: Chair’s report to members

On behalf of PIANC Australia-New Zealand (A-NZ), I would like to express my thanks to all our members

PIANC 2018 World Congress – All Papers & Abstracts now online

Panama Papers and Abstracts Fully Available All papers presented at PIANC’s 34th World Congress are now downloadable from the new PIANC International

YP-Com Korea Seminar Success

“I couldn’t imagine that I would be this active person!" declared YP-Com Asia-Pacific seminar co-organiser Julie Jiyoun Kim.

Profile: PIANC International’s first Vice President from Australia

After 18 years as Chair of PIANC ANZ, Neil Lawson has been appointed a Vice President of PIANC International, the first Australian in the role since PIANC’s founding in 1885. And he’s already making an impact.

PIANC New Guidelines for Gas Terminals – Ambitious effort makes good progress

PIANC International Working Group 153B aims to complete “Recommendations for the Design and Assessment of Marine Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Terminals” by 2020. The updated document will provide guidance to owners and designers of oil and gas terminals worldwide, to facilitate the protection of public health, safety and the environment.

Maintenance Dredging in World Heritage Ports – a strategy in action

Recent years have seen a step change in the attention to the health of the Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Much of the Queensland Port industry has been exposed to significant regulatory and policy change, particularly related to its dredging activities.

PIANC Australia Hosts Inaugural YP-Com Networking Sundowner in Adelaide

The first PIANC Australia event to be held in South Australia recently took place in Port Adelaide. The networking sundowner event, hosted by the Young Professionals Commission (YP-Com), provided a great opportunity for the local coastal and maritime community to get together and learn more about PIANC.

PIANC YP-Com Asia-Pacific Seminar, Korea (29/10 – 1/11)

We are happy to announce that the 3rd PIANC YP-Com Asia-Pacific Seminar is to be held in Korea. To show you our inland waters as well as marine port, we have prepared two venues for this seminar, which are in Seoul and Busan.

PIANC Australia / NZ AGM 2018

Five new members joined the PIANC Australia board at the 2018 AGM held on 22 June. Chair Will Glamore was delighted to welcome Luke Campbell (WA), Chris Carboon (Vic), Katrina Dodd (WA), Peter Engelen (NSW) and Kevin Kane (Qld), noting their representative geographical spread across the country, and their impressive collective level of expertise and energy.

A great growth year for PIANC Australia

PIANC Australia thanks its members after a great growth year for PIANC Australia.

Program Release, PIANC Seminar & AGM – Port Planning, 21-22 June

Full program for the upcoming seminar on Port Planning: Trends, Issues and Hot Topics at the Portside Conference Centre, 207 Kent St, Sydney CBD, NSW 2000, on Thursday & Friday 21 – 22 June.

PIANC Australia Hosts Inaugural YP-Com Networking Sundowner in Darwin

Darwin is Australia’s northernmost capital city, situated in a beautiful harbour setting with pristine coastal beaches and shorelines.

PIANC Networking Event Darwin 12/4

The PIANC Australia Young Professionals Commission cordially invites you to join our first even YP-Com networking event in Darwin, NT!

Sydney Kicks of YP-Com Networking Calendar with Exciting Co-Hosted Event

PIANC Australia’s Young Professionals Commission (YP-Com) is pleased to announce its first networking sundowner of 2018, taking place at Helm Bar in Darling Harbour (Sydney) from 5:30pm on Thursday 8th March.

Welcome message from the new PIANC Chair, Associate Professor Will Glamore

It is my great honour to be elected as the Chair of PIANC Australia. Over the past 19 years, under the leadership of Neil Lawson and the PIANC Board, PIANC Australia has grown to become an integral part of the port and maritime industry. Read more about what we aim to achieve!

PIANC BTV 2017 – Summary Report

the BTV was an amazing week full of interesting and inspiring technical tours and presentations. Great thanks to Will Glamore and everyone from PIANC Australia for the organisation of not only a fantastic Biennial Technical Visit, but a unique combination of events with the AGA, BTV and the Australasian Coasts & Ports 2017 Conference all well-aligned, creating fantastic additional joint activities and networking events.

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