New Dredger Barge for the Environment Agency

The Environment Agency will next April receive two new vessels that will aid the navigation team on the Medway in their annual dredging & channel maintenance program.

New tug and dredger barge, being built for the Agency, are based on an original Canal and River Trust design.

The design detailing was provided by Keel Marine of Petersfield and is now being built by Manor Marine of Portland, Dorset.

The multi purpose barge will also provide lifting capabilities for dam boards and other materials. The two vessels are road transportable so can be delivered to other watercourses where required.

Total project costs is around £400k.

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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