USA: Stone Harbor Open for Business

Stone Harbor joined other select beach communities throughout the State of New Jersey with a “Stronger than the Storm” event on the Borough’s beachfront. Nearly 500 residents, visitors, and school children helped Mayor and Council cut a ribbon to show that Stone Harbor is open for business, and the recovery from Hurricane Sandy is complete.

“This event allowed everyone to get together and show Stone Harbor’s resilience following the storm that impacted our coastline seven months ago“, said Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters. “Stone Harbor has been ready for the summer season for months, and today’s enthusiastic support for this ribbon cutting event showed that we have put ‘Sandy’ behind us and our community is ready for a banner tourism season”.

Stone Harbor officials, residents, business owners, and students held a one-mile long ribbon on the Borough’s beachfront. Mayor and Council formally cut the ribbon to open the beaches for the tourism season. Beach Patrol Captain Sandy Bosacco joined Mayor Walters with unlocking the ocean for the holiday weekend. Mayor Walters also formally cut the ribbon on the beach concession stands that return to the Stone Harbor beachfront for the summer. 2013 season.

The Borough continues with its major beach fill project through the holiday weekend. Nearly 700.000 cubic yards of new sand is being placed on the entire beachfront throughout the spring and part of the summer. The project will result in an expanded protective and recreational beach for the community and repair damage caused by hurricanes Irene and Sandy. Beaches remain open during the beach fill project except for a block or two in the immediate work area.

Stone Harbor has many other special events planned for the summer kickoff weekend, including a special Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony that will be held today. The parade will be held on 96th Street in Stone Harbor at Noon.

Press Release, May 27, 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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