Picture of the Day: Anchorage Dredging Begins

Manson Construction’s clam-shell dredge “Njord” began, on March 26th, maintenance dredging at the Port of Anchorage’s terminal three.

Due to the warm winter, early dredging was required to maintain a project depth of minus 35 feet.

Regular annual operations will begin April 20 with Manson’s hopper dredge, the “Westport,” and will continue until November 2015.

Earlier in January, the company was awarded the 2015-2017 Port of Anchorage Maintenance Dredging project, an $8.5 million multi-year contract with options from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District.

The scope of work involves maintenance dredging of approximately 1,100,000 cubic yards of shoaled material annually from 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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