Work Begins on Valdez New Harbor Project

Construction works have officially started on the long-awaited Valdez New Harbor Development Project.

Representatives of the City of Valdez, ARCADIS U.S. Inc. and the public, gathered last Friday, April 24th to begin works on the Expansion Project.

The New Harbor Project is a multi-year, phased project to build a new harbor basin and upland facilities on the south side of Hotel Hill.

The new harbor will include docks/moorage capacity, vehicle parking lot, additional vessel launch ramps, and support services. New access roads and pedestrian walkways will be included to provide increased waterfront accessibility.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is providing the dredging and breakwaters with work anticipated to begin Spring 2016.

 

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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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