NWS Earle Dredging Plan Presented (USA)

Approximately 2.1 million cubic yards of material will be removed from the Naval Weapon Station (NWS) Earle area under the Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s plan.

This cleanup scheme, located in Colts Neck, New Jersey, is estimated to cost between $25 mln and $100 mln.

The project consists of dredging work around pier 3A and 4 at NWS Earle, including berths, turning basin, terminal channel, and a portion of Sandy Hook Federal Channel.

These areas will be dredged with a clamshell dredger to a project depth of 45 feet below mean lower low water (MLLW) plus 2 feet of over-depth.

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Source: fbo.gov, May 5, 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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