Qatar to Complete New Port by 2016

Qatar to Complete New Port by 2016

 

Qatar plans to complete construction of a new $ 7.4 bn (QR 27 bn) port by the first quarter of 2016, the project’s executive director said.

About QR8bn of contracts for dredging and other work have already been awarded,” Nabeel Mohamed al-Buenain stated.

This capital project should be completed below budget,” he added.

According to gulf-times.com, the new port, to be located to the south of the capital, will relieve congestion at the existing port, which is operating above capacity.

The project will support the ongoing construction projects in the country, he concluded.

Dredging Today Staff, May 30, 2012; Image: deme

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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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