Picture of the Day: Ocean City Replenishment

Dredging and massive beach replenishment operations continue on the southern end of Ocean City, NJ.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, are building a dune and berm system to reduce the risk of future storm damages.

The Dredge Liberty Island is once again back in action following what turned out to be an 11-week repair job in Norfolk, Va.

During the project, Ocean City will receive approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sand on approximately 2.6 miles of beach from 36th Street to 59th Street. The project is being overseen by USACE and is 100 % federally funded at a total cost of $ 57 million.

 

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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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