Kananook Creek Dredging About to Begin

A dredging program is about to begin at the entrance to Kananook Creek with the aim of improving accessibility to boat users throughout the year.

The maintenance dredging works are scheduled to begin tomorrow, October 15th with the completion date on November 2nd 2016, weather permitting.

Scheduled monthly dredging will be carried out with a pontoon sub-dredge to maintain 1m navigable depth below chart datum on the approach/entrance.

Dredged material is to be deposited for beach renourishment at the adjacent Frankston Beach.

On-water plant, equipment and potential hazards to navigation arising from the works will be marked and lit as per IALA standards.

The sub-dredge will be stored when idle in a docking cage pontoon, moored within the creek.

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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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