Picture of the Day: “Bronka” Port Project in Full Swing

Bronka is a new port facility currently being constructed to increase the container throughput capacity in the St Petersburg region. The project involves the construction of a 6 kilometer long shipping channel, turning basin and berth pockets for the new port facility.

A total volume of 16 million cubic meters of clay, silt and sand will be dredged using a wide range of equipment including medium sized trailing suction hopper dredgers, cutter suction dredgers and backhoe dredgers.

Royal Boskalis Westminster NV was the winer of the EUR 130 million contract. The project commenced in spring 2014 and is expected to be completed late 2015.

Dredging Today Staff, July 10, 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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