Picture of the Day: Tendring Coastal Scheme

Construction works are in full swing on a £36 million coastal protection scheme that will recharge 5km of beaches from Holland-on-Sea to Clacton.

The first section of the work between Holland Haven to Fernwood Avenue was recently completed, with the beaches being opened back up to the public.

The second phase will involve a further 15 fishtail groynes being built and the beaches between them being recharged. Phase two of the project began in early May just below Cliff Road where the first one was completed.

At the moment, trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau is blowing the sand across the location.

The project, being undertaken by VBA Joint Venture Limited and managed by Mott MacDonald, should be completed by the end of this year.

 

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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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