VIDEO: Installation of Cofferdam on the Savannah River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just released this video about the installation of a cofferdam on the bank of the Savannah River.

Workers are installing the cofferdam as part of what will become the foundation for a series of Speece cones.

The cones, which are part of the dissolved oxygen injection system, will super-oxygenate river water and inject it back into the Savannah River to maintain current levels of dissolved oxygen as the shipping channel is deepened.

The Corps oversees the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), including environmental mitigation. CDM Constructors is the prime contractor for the installation of the dissolved oxygen injection system.

The current construction schedule has the dissolved oxygen system ready for use in December 2017.

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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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