VIDEO: Clacton to Holland-on-Sea Coastal Scheme

Significant progress has been made over the first few months on a £36 million scheme to improve coastal defenses between Holland-on-Sea and Clacton.

The main contractor for the scheme is VBA Joint Venture Limited, with the project being managed by Mott MacDonald.

This video shows the start of the full beach recharge for phase one of the coastal protection scheme.

Material is being pumped via pipe to the beaches from the dredger Causeway anchored off the shoreline.

The current works program runs through to early January and a decision on continuing to work through the winter will be taken later this autumn when more accurate weather predictions are available.

Dredging Today Staff

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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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