Watch LIVE: Launching Ceremony of New Dredger Twin Lakes

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The launching ceremony of a new dredging vessel, named Twin Lakes, will take place in the Santa Cruz Harbor later today, according to Lisa Ekers, the Port District Director.

The new 200-ton dredger, built by DSC Dredge LLC from Reserve, Louisiana, will replace the Seabright, which conducted its last dredging operation in June.

DSC was commissioned to build the Twin Lakes in April 2015.

A crew spent the past two weeks assembling the new vessel at the boat launch.

The new dredger, worth around $5 million, will be lowered by a crane into the water at high tide.

Watch the Twin Lakes’ launching ceremony LIVE

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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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