USA: Corps Unveils San Pedro Bay Dredging Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has unveiled a plan for the San Pedro Bay dredging program.

This deepening project will include dredging and disposal of material from the federal navigation channels within San Pedro Bay, specifically the channels at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Los Angeles River Estuary (LARE), leading to the Queensway Marina.

Disposal of the dredged material will be either upland, near shore, or offshore at an EPA approved ocean disposal site.

The estimated cost of this project is between USD 1 mln and USD 5 mln, and the approx. duration of the work is three months.

During the San Pedro Bay dredging venture, 80,000 to 350,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the mentioned areas.

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Source: fbo.gov, November 20, 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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