Canada: Tignish Harbour Development Scheme Gets Support

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada is investing in a major harbour project at Tignish Harbour.

This project is supported by funding from Economic Action Plan 2014.

The harbour project at Tignish will consist of the partial reconstruction of a wharf, the construction of a wharf extension and the construction of shore protection.

Additional Prince Edward Island harbour projects will be announced at a later date.

“In communities like Tignish where the fishing industry is part of the daily fabric of society, small craft harbours play a significant role. The Tignish Harbour is homeport to the largest concentration of fishing vessels in Prince Edward Island. This investment is important to support local commercial fisheries and the future of our community,” said Shea.

Press Release, May 22, 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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