VIDEO: Gateway Asia 2030 – Making New Land

As one of the world’s most densely populated capitals, Manila struggles with insufficient transport infrastructure.

This can slow down economic growth and hinder economic potential. A large-scale transport plan for Manila Bay will help solve the problem by interconnecting air- and seaport facilities.

With a GDP growth of 7% per year, the Philippines is among the fastest-growing economies in Southeast Asia. Yet much of the Philippines’ economic and social potential remains untapped, and the country could play a much stronger role in the global village. Experts and politicians agree that a clogged infrastructure is at the root of the problem.

One of the solutions for the problem is to build new facilities on reclaimed land in Manila Bay, such as new airport and seaport.

The planned seaport will be located next to the airport and supplement Manila’s existing ports. The port masterplan also leaves room to further develop the seaport with container and liquid bulk transhipment activities, and the plan aims to accommodate the very large vessels expected in future.

 

 

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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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