A dry dock permit has been granted for Campaspe Shire but it will not be built according to the infrastructure manager.RUTH CLAYTON January 21, 2013 4:12am
Campaspe Shire has no intention to build a dry dock at the Port of Echuca, despite having obtained permits for one.
Permits were obtained from Heritage Victoria recently after approval for the dry dock was sought mid last year.
Approval was sought because of the unreliability of the Moama slipway, which is inaccessible during extreme high and extreme low river levels.
A dry dock would allow for regular safety inspections and repairs of the paddlesteamer fleet to ensure paddlesteamers did not lose their registration.
Campaspe Shire infrastructure, facilities and commercial executive manager Kelly Sampson said although design work was under way, there was no intention to begin work on infrastructure at this stage.
‘‘We are seeking merely to understand what is feasible in this location given its significant heritage as well as environmental limitations,’’ she said.
‘‘Our focus however, at this point in time, is very much the $14.2
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