Dredging Part of Ocean City Boat Ramp Scheme

The new public boat ramp at 64th Street in Ocean City, MD, was officially opened earlier this week, according to the city’s latest announcement. 

The opening ceremony took place on May 1 after an ambitious construction schedule with a target date for completion before the start of the summer season, The Maryland Coast Dispatch reports.

This very important project was completed through a partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

The DNR fully funded the dredging work needed to accommodate the new ramp along with 50 percent of the site work. The channels around the new ramp have been dredged to a draw of around three feet at low tide, according to The Dispatch.

The new boat ramp at 64th Street will replace the town’s only other existing public access boat ramp in the Little Salisbury area.

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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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