Azerbaijan: Preparations Underway for Lake Boyukshor Dredging

A Dutch consortium of Baars Confloat and Martens en Van Oord started preparations for the Lake Boyukshor dredging project, located close to the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku.

About 2.5 million cubic meters of contaminated sediments will be removed to restore the water quality of the lake.

The consortium has developed a land-based treatment method for the sediment to be dewatered and the clean water to flow back into the lake.

The remediation dredging project will start this month and it should be completed by March 2015, just before the start of Baku 2015, the first European Olympic Games.

June 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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