Picture of the Day: Aerial View of Panama Canal

The Panama Canal Expansion Project, nearing its completion, is based on six years of research, which included more than 100 studies on the economic feasibility, market demand, environmental impact and other technical engineering aspects.

To date, the Expansion Program is 88 percent complete.

After the expansion, the Post-Panamax vessels will be able to transit through the Canal, with up to 13,000 TEUs. The expansion scheme will double the Canal’s capacity, having a direct impact on economies of scale and international maritime trade.

Dredging is a daily activity at the Panama Canal, ensuring the safe passage of vessels through the waterway.

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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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