Rockport to Get Federal Grant for Breakwater Repair

The Office of Congressman Seth Moulton has announced that the Town of Rockport, MA, will receive a $1.2 million federal grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to repair Rockport winter storm damage at the harbor entrance breakwater.

Moulton’s staff worked closely with the town of Rockport and FEMA officials throughout the grant application process.

“These federal resources will enable Rockport to rebuild the Harbor Entrance breakwater, an area that was damaged by severe winter storms and is now in need of serious repair,” said Moulton.

“This is great news for our district, and I am grateful to FEMA for their substantial investment in Rockport’s future.”

The breakwater resides in Pigeon Cove in Rockport which provides mooring for commercial and recreational boats.

The two breakwater exposures provide much-needed protection to Pigeon Cove.

 

 

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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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