The Department of Transport (DoT) is responsible for the maintenance of its facilities which extend along the Western Australian coast from Wyndham in the North to Esperance in the South.
BMT has, since 2000, held the contract for project management of the maintenance dredging programs at these 20+ facilities. This work includes the ongoing monitoring of all facilities and periodic maintenance dredging to provide safe access for both public users and fishing fleets. Additionally, BMT manages the dredging of offshore channels, coastal inlets and river/estuarine channels, as well as coastal bypassing works undertaken with land-based plants.
Major projects include annual mechanical sand bypassing at the Mandurah and Dawesville entrance channels, periodic dredging at Carnarvon, Onslow, Bandy Creek (Esperance), Murchison River (Kalbarri) mouth and Denham, and various dredging, weed trawling and sand excavation/bypassing campaigns.
The scope of works undertaken by BMT under this contract includes the planning, supervision, environmental management and commercial contract management through to overall management of the program.
BMT was engaged by the Bunbury Port Authority in 2004 and again in 2007 to manage maintenance dredging works undertaken in the harbour and channel areas of the Port.
GPA engaged BMT to manage all aspects of the dredging works, from the preparation of drawings and contract documents through to 24 hour supervision on board the dredge for the duration of the project.
Fremantle Ports engaged BMT to project manage and provide expert technical advice on marine environmental assessment of a major port facility.
BMT delivered the full range of project management, from the drafting of tender documents to on-site supervision.