Qatar to Host Marine & Coastal Engineering Summit

The 3rd Marine & Coastal Engineering Summit will take place in Doha, Qatar, from 14–17 September, 2014.

The summit will look to highlight master planning marine structures and optimizing cost and time in project delivery and many other issues.

This event will bring together government representatives, port authorities, oil and gas operators, consultants, contractors and port equipment and services suppliers to share experiences and discuss critical construction engineering challenges they are facing in their day-to-day basis.

Background

The Gulf Countries port development projects are running at exceptional levels as governments look towards the future infrastructure needs of this rapidly growing region. It has been estimated that the Gulf Countries are allocating $36 billion to further develop their port infrastructure to handle bigger capacity. Moreover, Gulf oil producers are expected to spend nearly $15 billion on the expansion of their ports within the next five years.

The region is undergoing many projects designed to transform the Gulf into a global shipping hub for the international freight, trade and commerce.

Qatar is investing $7.1 billion in its new mega-port project, located close to the Messaeid Industrial Zone, which will be completed in 2016 and will have the capacity of six million TEU per year by 2028.

September 4, 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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