VIDEO: La Quinta Channel Extension

The La Quinta Channel dredging project included extending of the channel approximately 1.4 miles (to a depth of 39 feet) and constructing ecosystem restoration features to protect endangered species, wetlands and seagrass.

Also, the ecosystem restoration was part of the project, consisting of an offshore rock breakwater and shore protection to protect and enhance approximately 40 acres of sea grass habitat. The restoration also included development of approximately 200 acres of shallow water habitat created by the beneficial use of dredged material.

The $74 million La Quinta Channel dredging project is a major step forward towards the development of the La Quinta Trade Gateway Multipurpose facility, one of the most important diversification projects of the Port.

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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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