Photo Update on Boskalis’ Breakwater Project

Cowes Harbor Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster has returned for a week to re-shape the gravel core and carry out further surveys of the new breakwater.

As part of the works, the company has carried out further surveys to determine that settlement of the core material into the subsoil is as predicted and in accordance with construction plans.

 

Boskalis used same plant for the project as last year, an excavator and the Doreen Dorward barge.

At the end of May, Boskalis will mobilize again to start the final phase of this 18-month project.

Photo Update on Boskalis' Breakwater Project

Photo Update on Boskalis' Breakwater Project

Photo Update on Boskalis' Breakwater Project

The result in October 2015 will be a 350 meter long, detached rock armored breakwater that protects existing homes, businesses and harbor users.

Source: CHC

 

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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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