Libyan Air Force Sinks Dredger

A helicopter of the Libyan air force attacked and sunk a dredger off Benghazi coast yesterday, said General Saqr Al-Jroshi, Commander of the Libyan Air Force.

The dredger, which came from the west of the country and moved towards Benghazi, was destroyed. Another two vessels are on their way to the city and will be dealt with accordingly,” Al-Jroshi said. He also added that the dredger carried “terrorists and ammunition,” Xinhua informs.

Spokesman of Battalion 309 deployed in west Benghazi confirmed the attack, saying that the vessel “came from Misrata and was attempting to enter Al-Mresa seaport of west Benghazi. It was targeted and destroyed immediately by the air force.”

 

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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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