Port of Esbjerg Expansion in Full Swing

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The Port of Esbjerg expansion scheme is progressing according to schedule, the port said in its latest project update.

The expansion project, which started in January 2017, includes an extension of the existing Libra Quay with a new mooring pier and the establishment of two new Ro-Ro ramps.

Sheet piling and foundation work is in full progress, the Danish port stated in the announcement.

The entire facility is expected to be operational in November 2017 and will give access to 250,000m² newly established port area.

The Port of Esbjerg has undergone major transformation from fishing industry and export of agricultural produce to today’s three dominant business areas: intermodal transport, wind and oil/gas.

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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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