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Alma Doepel bunk sponsorship program off to a good start

March 29th, 2023 - Docklands News

Down in Docklands under the Bolte Bridge, there is an exciting project under way – the restoration of the “last of her kind” Australian-built, three-masted tall ship.


Only way is up for new Mission to Seafarers CEO

March 1st, 2023 - Sean Car

Recently appointed Mission to Seafarers Victoria (MtSV) CEO Neil James says the opportunity to commercialise its heritage-listed venue, while continuing its core operation of supporting seafarers, presents both “a great opportunity and a great challenge”.

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Timber from Central Pier’s western tip to be repurposed on the Alma Doepel

February 1st, 2023 - Sean Car

Timber from the western tip of the century-old Central Pier is being recycled to help with the ongoing restoration of one of Australia’s oldest surviving tall ships, the Alma Doepel.

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Lady Cutler under investigation following crash in Victoria Harbour

February 1st, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Investigators will piece together the moments that led to the popular Lady Cutler showboat crashing in Victoria Harbour, which saw five people taken to hospital.

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Tale of transition

June 29th, 2022 - Jackie Watts

Make no make mistake – the lovely vista you see across the waters of Victoria Harbour came at a cost. By that I am not referring to the cost of your apartment!

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Control tower’s condition scrutinised

June 1st, 2022 - Sean Car

Development Victoria is undertaking an assessment of the condition of Docklands’ Shipping Control Tower at the tip of Collins Wharf amid calls for the maritime heritage asset to be preserved and restored for public activation.

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Boat building gets modernised

May 4th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Boat building has always been an intricately detailed process but for passionate business owner of The Wooden Boat Centre Nicholas Atkins, now is the time for a modernised change in production.

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Last day in port for Mission CEO

May 4th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

Good female managers have an active home life as well a career in the office and sometimes you just need a bit of R&R.

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Alma’s historic model ship to be given a new lease on life

March 2nd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A century-old piece of priceless treasure that was used to help build the tall ship, the Alma Doepel, will be restored to its former glory.

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Alma back in the water but “long way” to go with $30K needed for restoration

February 3rd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

After marking a victorious return to the water, it’s all hands-on deck again for a group of devoted volunteers working to restore the historic Alma Doepel tall ship.

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ANL Maritime Art Awards

ANL Maritime Art Awards

July 4th, 2018 - Docklands News
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