Kingston Marina Project Completed on Time

American Construction Company Inc., a general marine contractor that has been in business since 1903, has completed the Port of Kingston marina dredging project.

The project that was originally estimated at $463.000 was finished on December 18th under the budget and on time at a cost of $320,000, according to Port Manager David Malone.

During the project, which lasted approximately one month, around 17,000-cubic yards of sediment was removed from the marina and transported to waters north of Mukilteo and Everett.

With the dredging being completed, the port will now continue to monitor the dredged area, and eelgrass that was relocated just outside of the breakwater, for five years. If sediment continues to flow into the marina another dredge may be necessary.

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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