Maldives: Thulusdhoo Scheme in Full Compliance with EIA Standards

The Kaafu atoll Thulusdhoo land reclamation project commenced on May 6, 2014. The works are being carried out by Boskalis International BV.

Dredging and reclamation work is being executed in full compliance with the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) standards and in accordance with the revised work methodology that has been approved by the Environmental Protection Agency, announced housing.gov.mv.

There are no negative environmental impacts from the dredging and reclamation works reported to date. The post reclamation monitoring assessment will be carried out shortly after the completion of the project.

Under this scheme, a land area of 33 hectares will be reclaimed and 1650 meters of shoreline will be protected.

The duration of the project is 18 months.

Press Release, May 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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