NRCA OKs Construction of Two Breakwaters

The Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) has OK’d construction of two breakwaters to be built in the Long Bay area in Negril, Jamaica.

After carefully considering all comments from stakeholders in Negril and the wider Jamaica, the NRCA granted the National Works Agency (NWA) Beach Licences for the construction and maintenance the structures, reported today the loopjamaica.

Construction works on the breakwater structures that will protect Negril’s seven-mile white sand beach include dredging of the sea (capital dredging) and coastal reclamation.

The two breakwaters, which will be located approx 1.5 kilometers offshore, should reduce erosive wave action, protect the coastline and allow for beach accretion.

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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