Port Phillip Channel Deepening Project

Port of Melbourne Corporation

Melbourne, Australia
2006 - 2008


During the expansion of the Melbourne Port, Cosmos Archaeology provided a range of services including heritage inductions for project contractors, archaeological monitoring of berth works and wreck inspections. We also provided a review of multi-beam sonar records and anomaly inspections before dredging works commenced. During the extensive project, the submerged remains of a historic pile light also needed to be excavated and relocated. Cosmos Archaeology was involved in the preparation of the Supplementary Environmental Effects Statement (2006) and the implementation of the maritime heritage component of the resulting Environmental Management Plan (2008).