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At long mast! Alma Doepel a step closer to setting sail

June 25th, 2024 - Sean Car

The restoration of the Alma Doepel celebrated a significant milestone in June as crews worked seamlessly during a six-hour process to erect the historic tallship’s masts.

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News from the deck of the Alma Doepel

May 1st, 2024 - Bill Reid

Have you had a chance to take a walk down North Wharf Rd towards the Bolte Bridge where the old Victoria Harbour Control Tower sits?

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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.

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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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