USA: Dredging of Bayport and Barbour’s Cut Begins Soon

The Port of Houston Authority will commence dredging of the Bayport and Barbour’s Cut channels sometime in the next two weeks, according to houstonpublicmedia.org.

The improvement projects at the Port Authority’s two container terminals will deepen the channels from 40 feet to 45 feet, matching the depth of the Houston Ship Channel.

The program will also widen or realign the channels by up to 100 feet to better accommodate larger ships that are expected to call with increasing frequency.

This work also includes modification of the existing Bayport and Barbours Cut channels and berths and it will increase capacity of a placement area for future dredged material.

June 23, 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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