VIDEO: Mystic River FNP Dredging

Mystic River Federal Navigation Project in Groton and Stonington, Conn., is being performed by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company, LLC, of Quincy, Mass.

The Mystic River FNP consists of: a 15-foot channel, 125 feet from the Sound up to the railroad bridge, then 100 feet wide up to highway bridge (U.S. Route 1); a 12-foot channel above the highway bridge to the upper wharves at the Seaport Museum; a 9-foot by 8.5-acre anchorage in the harbor north of Mason Island; and a 9-foot turning basin above the railroad bridge.

Cashman began work on the project in November last year and it will take about five months to complete the works.

A mechanical dredge using various types of clamshell buckets will remove approximately 250,000 cubic yards of material from the Mystic River Federal navigation project, restoring the channels and anchorage area to their authorized depths.

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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