USA: Hampton Harbor Dredging Plan Unveiled

According to a dredging application filed by Appledore Marine Engineering, at least 220 million tons of sand will be removed from Hampton Harbor and deposited on or close to nearby beaches.

Fred Welch, the Hampton Town Manager, said Appledore has filed application on behalf of the Pease Authority’s Division of Ports and Harbors to perform a substantial dredging of the harbor — work that was put on hold by the state late last year.

He said the dredging, which will be done later this year, would remove a total of 81,600 cubic yards of “sandy material” from the harbor and roughly 3,300 cubic yards from the federal navigation channel east of the Neil R. Underwood Memorial Bridge, which runs over the harbor.

Dredging Today Staff, May 2, 2012;

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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