Essequibo River Dredging Kicks Off

As part of its plan to clear the area, the Government of Guyana has commenced dredging of the shallow ranges along the Essequibo River, announced the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD).

The dredging vessel “Steve N” started working on Wednesday in the area known as Chalmers Crossing, close to Wakenaam, Leguan and Hog Island.

This marks the beginning of an extensive campaign by the Maritime Administration Department to dredge the shallow areas of the Essequibo River that currently impede ships operating in the area,” stated MARAD.

Government’s ferry vessels operating between Parika and Supenaam/Wakenaam will benefit significantly from this cleanup program.

September 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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