GLDD Bags Galveston Gig

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has won an $11.5 million contract (with options) for hopper dredging of the Galveston Ship Channel, Outer and Inner Bar Channels, and Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef in Galveston and Chambers Counties.

Maintenance dredging will remove approximately 433,000 cubic yards (CY) from Galveston Entrance Channel and Outer Bar Section numbers 7-9; 725,000 CY from Inner Bar Channel, Section numbers 10-13; and 387,000 CY from Houston Ship Channel, Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef, Section numbers 16-19.

Option 1 is for maintenance dredging of 386,000 CY from Galveston Extended Entrance Channel (Section numbers 1-4); Option 2 is for maintenance dredging of 463,000 CY from Galveston Entrance Channel, (Section 5 and 6); and Option 3 is for maintenance dredging of 13,000 CY from Houston Ship Channel, Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef, (Section numbers 14 and 15).

Work will be performed in Galveston, Texas, with an estimated completion date of October 7, 2015.

 

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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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