Macquarie Wharf Dredging Begins

Dredging operations started today at the western end of the Macquarie wharf No.2 in the Port of Hobart.

According to the Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST), dredging is expected to continue through until mid-November.

To assist with the dredging operation a silt curtain will be deployed. The silt curtain will lie approximately 15m from face of the wharf and will be marked at its corners with Special marks.

The project comes as a part of TasPorts’ $7 million redevelopment plan for Macquarie wharf 2 aimed to foster cruise and Antarctic activities in Hobart Port.

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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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