Webb Dock Dredging Moves Forward

Dredging operations are currently underway inside and in proximity to Webb Dock, according to Port of Melbourne official website.

The completion of this dredging scheme is scheduled for February 9.

The dredger is serviced by a barge and tug that deposit the material in the approved Dredged Material Ground approximately 10 kms south of Williamstown. Commercial vessels will have priority over dredging operations.

Recreational boats should remain clear of the tug and barge during transits between Webb Dock and the Dredged Material Grounds.

The project will reconfigure and redevelop Webb Dock returning it to its original role as an international container handling facility. This new container handling terminal will be capable of handling the equivalent of at least one million containers per annum.

Source: portofmelbourne

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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.

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To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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