Chichester Bar Dredging Begins

The long-awaited dredging of the Chichester Bar is about to start today. Dredging operations will take place from November 28th to Monday, December 1st 2014.

Work will be performed by the trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau. The dredger will operate, day and night, during the period HW -3 to HW +1, and rainbow the dredged material onto the seafront at Hayling Island.

Because the Sospan Dau will be restricted in its ability to manoeuvre during the dredging mariners are advised to keep clear from the area.

A deep-water channel to the Chichester Harbor that runs between West Pole, Middle Pole, and East Pole Sands is interrupted by a bar joining West to Middle and East Pole Sands. This Chichester Bar varies in position and height and is periodically dredged to maintain a charted depth of 1.5 m. The width of the dredged channel across the Bar is a little less than 200 yards.

Recent bathymetric survey of the Bar and Approach Channel showed a depth of 1.0 m below chart datum.

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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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