Australia: Port Kembla Development Involves Dredging

NSW Ports is set to undertake a major upgrade to facilities at Port Kembla to increase port and grain handling capacity.

NSW Ports in conjunction with major Australian ASX listed logistics company Qube Holdings and commodities trader Noble Group, will jointly invest to upgrade the existing berth (Berth 103) to accommodate large bulk carriers up to 225 metres in length.

The project involves dredging of approximately 120 000 cubic metres of material to increase berth depth, extending the berth and construction of new bulk storage and handling facilities. The new facility is specifically designed to receive grain by rail and will utilise the existing Inner Harbour rail sidings.

It will have the capacity to handle in excess of 1.3 million tonnes of export grain per annum.

Work is expected to commence in the first quarter of 2014 and be operational by the first quarter of 2015.

Press Release, April 14, 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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