Mulloor-Vizhinjam Breakwater Scheme Kicks Off

The construction works on a new breakwater, part of the Vizhinjam Seaport project, have started at the Mulloor port site, the Deccan Chronicle reports.

Grand Four Group (GFG), a Thiruvananthapuram-based construction company, will supply the raw material for the breakwater.

This coastal protection scheme will be realized by depositing hard rocks in an area of 3.5 kilometers.

The rocks will be placed at 10 meter width and the necessary raw materials will be supplied from seven quarries.

Adani Group, which is entrusted with the construction of the Vizhinjam port, had earlier made it clear that the breakwater could be built in 30 months once the work kicks off.

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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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