Felixstowe Maintenance Dredging Scheme in Full Swing

The trailing suction hopper dredger Ham 316 started the maintenance dredging operations at the berths and approaches to Felixstowe this week, the Harwich Haven Authority announced in its latest Notice to Mariners.

The dredger, which has large, powerful pumps and engine that enable it to suck up sand, clay, sludge and even gravel from sea bed, will work in these areas for a period of approximately 10 days.

The materials dredged during the project will be placed of at the Inner Gabbard disposal site.

The plough dredger Norma and the survey vessel Shamrock will be supporting the operations.

Lights and shapes will be exhibited as required by the Collision Regulations, the Harwich Haven Authority stated.

 

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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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