Waterford Dredging Scheme Underway

Boskalis photo
Boskalis photo

Boskalis’ 4,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Freeway is currently removing silt from the Waterford Estuary shipping channel at the Belview seawards, according to the Port of Waterford.

Dumping of the dredged material will take place at an approved site south-west of Hook Head.

All vessels, particularly those engaged in fishing approaching an area of operations, should proceed with caution and are requested to give the dredger a wide berth and keep a sharp lookout, the Port warns.

These dredging operations are expected to continue for approximately 14 days.

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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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