Norfolk Dredging Wins $10.4M Dredging Contract

Norfolk Dredging Company of Chesapeake, Virginia, has won a $10.4 million contract for Wilmington Harbor mid-river and military ocean terminal Sunny Point maintenance dredging.

The work, to take place in New Hanover and Brunswick counties in North Carolina, will require the removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since they were last dredged.

The maximum dredging depth will be 42 feet Mean Lower Level Water (MLLW) plus 2 feet of allowable overdepth for the Wilmington Harbor Mid-River and 34-38 feet MLLW plus 2 feet of allowable overdepth for the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point (MOTSU).

The estimated quantity of material to be dredged, including allowable overdepth, is approximately 2,300,000 cubic yards.

The estimated completion date for the project is July 31, 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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