Port of Rauma Dredging and Blasting Operations Resume

Dredging and blasting operations are set to start again during this week on the Port of Rauma Rihtniemi channel, according to the Finnish Transport Agency (FTA).

This cleanup scheme, stopped due to winter season, will continue with the dredging of soft material, FTA said.

Blasting operations will continue in May and June and a newly built basin, located south of the port, will be used for disposal of dredged material.

WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, is the principal contractor appointed for this dredging program. Under the contract, the waterway will be deepened to 12 meters maximum authorized draught.

The completion of this capital development project is set for the end of 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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