Dredge Currituck Kicks Off Florida Scheme

Over the next few weeks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge vessel Currituck will be busy working in the Federal channel at the intersection of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW).

According to the Corps Jacksonville District, this shallow-draft special purpose dredge will be dredging the area known as the “Crossroads”.

Disposal of the dredged material will be in the St. Lucie Inlet Impoundment Basin.

USACE reported that the dredging will occur from 01 March 2017 through around 09 March 2017 and from 15 March through 20 March, if necessary.

The Currituck will then arrive at Bakers Haulover Inlet around 09 March 2017 where it will dredge the shoal in the IWW north of the inlet.

Disposal of the dredge material will be off the shore of Bal Harbor Beach, south of the inlet. Dredging will occur at or around 10 March through 15 March.

 

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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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