Nigeria: Senate Discusses Urgent Need for Rivers Dredging

The Senate deliberated on the motion titled ‘Emergency Preparedness for 2013 Flood and Rainfall Prediction.

This program will include: urgent need for dredging and desilting of the River Niger, the Cross River, River Benue and other inland waterways in Nigeria; and accordingly resolved to mandate the relevant Committees of the Senate to ascertain the level of preparedness of the Ministries in tackling this menace.

The Senate commenced the consideration of the NOSDRA amendment Bill Committee Report.

The Report was read but the clause by clause consideration deferred same to another legislative date.

Other items on the Order paper were stood down to another legislative date.

Press Release, May 24, 2013

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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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