Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:15:44 +0200 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:14:44 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Australia: Queensland government to provide funds for dredging at Port of Karumba http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23072 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23072 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:15:45 +0200 Queensland's state government is to spend A$1.7 million so that the Port of Karumba can be dredged immediately. The Northwest Star newspaper reports that Karumba Livestock Exports manager Dean Bradford said the funding announcement wa Aquatec Group launches 2016 equipment award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23071 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23071 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:12:07 +0200 Aquatec Group in the UK is hosting its Fourth Equipment Awards, giving students and early career researchers the opportunity to win a free loan of Aquatec’s cutting-edge technologies for their innovative research projects. LPG tanker transits expanded Panama Canal http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23070 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23070 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:09:35 +0200 On 27 June 2016 the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanker Lycaste Peace, which is owned by Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line), transited the newly inaugurated expanded Panama Canal, marking the first commercial passage of an L US: new dredger for Santa Cruz harbour http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23069 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23069 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:05:34 +0200 KSBW reports that a new dredger, named Twin Lakes, was launched in Santa Cruz harbour this week.  The new dredger will replace another unit that worked at the harbour for 30 years, Seabright, which conducted its last op HR Wallingford expands dredging team http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23068 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23068 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:03:27 +0200 HR Wallingford has announced that David Sutherland has joined its dredging and environment team. He has joined in the role of Principal Scientist to work across a portfolio of projects requiring marine environmental assessment and s Boskalis and KWS Infra to reinforce Wadden Sea dike http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23067 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23067 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:50:07 +0200 Royal Boskalis Westminster has confirmed that the Noorderzijlvest district water board in The Netherlands intends to award a contract for the Eemshaven-Delfzijl dike reinforcement project to a consortium consisting of Boskalis and KWS Infra. Port of Houston lauds opportunities provided by expanded Panama Canal http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23066 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23066 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:02:18 +0200 The opening of the expanded Panama Canal, and the larger vessels that will transit it, was recognized during the latest meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. “Houston is well positioned for increased t Expanded Panama Canal ushers in new era http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23065 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23065 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:53:50 +0200 The newly expanded Panama Canal is now officially open for business. During the inauguration ceremony, Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela and Panama Canal Administrator and CEO Jorge L Quijano spoke to a crowd of more than 25,000 Panaman Naples to Gordon Pass, Florida, Maintenance Dredging, 10/12ft ft project - Award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23064 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23064 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:50:26 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912EP-16-B-0003 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Jacksonville Notice Type: Award Notice Contract Award Date: June 24, 2016 < FY 16 repair, maintenance and overhaul, dredge Essayons - Presolicitation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23063 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23063 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:48:08 +0200 Solicitation Number: W9127N-16-R-0081 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Portland Notice Type: Presolicitation Synopsis: Added: Jun 27, 2016 7:00 p Shore Protection Project, Duval County, Florida, Renourishment 2016 - Award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23062 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23062 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:45:02 +0200 Solicitation Number: GROUP4-10-R-J027 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Jacksonville Notice Type: Award Contract Award Date: June 28, 2016 Contr ADB signs co-advisory agreement for Colombo Port container terminal http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23061 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23061 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:57:59 +0200 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) have signed a co-advisory services agreement to provide the co-advisory services to the East Container Terminal (ECT) of Colombo Port. SMBC will join ADB&#8217 Australia: funds alloacted for Geraldton erosion work http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23060 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23060 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:55:45 +0200 Subject to State Government funding, a proposed total of more than A$23million has been allocated to various erosion works along the Geraldton coast. City of Greater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn said the City had been working closely wit MSC partners with Peel Ports for Liverpool 2 trials http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23059 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23059 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:50:32 +0200 Marine-based commissioning work is underway at the Liverpool2 terminal in the northwest of the UK, with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) committing vessel support to Peel Ports to help make the trial a success. Berthing and marine tria US: Governor Deal hails Panama Canal expansion http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23058 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23058 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:47:46 +0200 Governor Nathan Deal has called the expansion of the Panama Canal a “historic moment.” A delegation of Georgia officials, led by Georgia Ports Authority chairman Jimmy Allgood, traveled to the opening ceremony in Panama.