PHOTO: Ponce de Leon Inlet Dredging in Full Swing

The Ponce de Leon Inlet dredging operations, aimed to remove approximately 130,000 cubic yards of material in the vicinity of the U.S. Coast Guard Buoy R8B, are moving forward, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in its latest update.

The dredged sand will be placed in the nearshore, off New Smyrna Beach, south of the inlet.

USACE intends to combine a more robust dredging of the Ponce de Leon Inlet with dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW), in the vicinity of the Ponce de Leon Inlet later this year – with plans to issue a solicitation in September for bids from small businesses to dredge in the winter and spring 2018.

Consolidating these dredging projects is anticipated to result in a cost savings of $1 million to $1.5 million.

It is expected that this maintenance dredging scheme, undertaken by USACE’s hopper dredger Currituck, will be completed by May 19, according to USACE.

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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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