GLDD Wins Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction Contract

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $26.3 million contract for the Myrtle Beach storm damage reduction project, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement.

Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received, DoD said.

The work consists of dredging beach fill from an offshore borrow area located approximately 2 miles offshore, and placement of the material onto the beaches.

The project will be performed in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of July 14, 2017.

The protective storm berm reduces damages expected to occur during severe storm events. The advanced nourishment berm acts as a buffer for the protective storm berm against long term erosional forces.

This beach fill work includes complying with the requirements of the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammals Protection Act.

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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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