Top News – January 13 to 19, 2014

DM-55: IMS’s Solution to Deep Maintenance Dredging (VIDEO)

No longer will ports need to hire large commercial dredging outfits to do expensive deep maintenance dredging. Now they can invest in their own maintenance dredging system that will allow them to maintain a maximum depth of 55 ft (16.7m) at their port.

 

VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Program Update – January 2014

The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.

 

VIDEO: Scott Pledges Historic Level of Funding for Transportation Improvements

Florida Governor Rick Scott joined Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad and JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor yesterday at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.

 

Jamaica: Technical Studies Completed for Kingston Harbour Dredging

The technical studies regarding the dredging of the Kingston Harbour have been completed, said Chairman of the Logistics and Investment Task Force in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. Eric Deans.

 

Australia: CSD “Nu Endeavour” Completes Port of Bundaberg Dredging

Today the Port of Bundaberg welcomed the arrival of the largest bulk sugar carrier, MV Lake Arafura, since the January 2013 flood events.

Dredging Today Staff, January 19, 2014

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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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