JCU to Study Alternatives to Trinity Inlet Dredging

The Australian Marine Conservation Society has hired James Cook University to conduct research on the current and future economic opportunities of the Cairns’ Cruise Liner Terminal.

The project is comprised of an economic analysis of the current contribution of cruise ship visits to the region, and of the implications of expansions at Trinity Inlet, AMCS reported.

The society, alongside other conservation organisations, has been highly critical of dredging the inlet.

Environmentalists are concerned about the prospect of the proposed 4.4 million cubic meters of sediment being dumped within the marine park.

Ports North has submitted an environmental impact statement for the port dredging project, which is still awaiting release by the Queensland Government.

According to AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaigner Felicity Wishart, the new JCU study will examine alternatives to dredging finding the best solution for the Far North.

 

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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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