Royal HaskoningDHV to Design Cayman Islands Cruise Berthing Facility

International engineering firm Royal HaskoningDHV has been appointed by the Cayman Islands Central Tenders Committee to provide civil engineering consultancy services for the proposed George Town cruise berthing facility.

The company won the bid to undertake civil engineering design works, which will assist with determining the cost of the piers to achieve the least possible environmental impact.

Following government’s decision to review the original pier proposals, the concept designs were reworked by BAIRD and the Ministry of Tourism has received confirmation that repositioning and constructing the piers in deeper water would require less dredging and hence lessen the impact on the environment.

The next stage in the process is to determine the performance standards and specifications of construction.

The design works to be completed will better inform the costs of the project and this is expected to be known early in the fourth quarter of the year.

 

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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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