Dredging at Savannah River Entrance Underway

Manson Construction started dredging operations on 21 February in the vicinity of Bloody Point Range and Jones Island Range, at the eastern end of the Tybee Roads main shipping channel into the Savannah River.

The work area is between Tybee Range Lighted Buoy 4 and Tybee Knoll Cut Range Lighted Buoy 20. The dredge disposal area is near the outbound end of the channel, south of the channel and east of the Savannah Light.

Operations will be conducted 7 days per week, 24 hours per day until approximately 31 March 2015.

The dredger Newport is currently on scene and dredger Glenn Edwards will join the project on or about 15 March.

Mariners are advised to reduce speed and exercise caution in the vicinity of both dredgers.

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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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