Peterhead Harbor Project Moves Along

McLaughlin & Harvey and its joint venture partner Boskalis Westminster are making good progress with the Peterhead Harbor project.

Piling work to the north harbor wall at Peterhead Harbor is progressing well, the company said in its latest announcement.

The overall project includes, strengthening and deepening of the port as well as 430,556sqft land reclamation with revetment, widening of the harbor entrance and demolition works.

According to McL&H, the harbor will benefit greatly from significantly improved realignment to the existing quay walls and an increased draft which will facilitate larger vessels.

For the project, the company is utilizing an innovative approach to the works with the first use in the UK of an RD steel piling solution.

Under the contract, awarded this September, the completion of the project is set for the first quarter of 2018.

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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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