New Ellicott Dredge in Bandon

A state funded dredge and accompanying work boat are in the water at Port of Bandon’s launch ramp.

This new dredge, an Ellicott 360 Swinging Dragon named The Laura, will be used to remove debris such as silt, rocks and slime that collect in the harbor, material that often makes it difficult for boats to navigate the boat basins.

During the project, The Laura will remove around 40,000 cubic yards of debris from the mentioned area.

Dredged material will be carried by the pipe out to sea on an outgoing tide.

This week we have representatives from Ellicott Dredge training the crews from Port of Bandon, Coos Bay and Brookings who will be operating the boat and dredge,” the Port of Brandon stated.

The in water work window for the Port of Bandon’s Corps permit runs October 1 through February 15, 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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