Great Lakes Dredge Wins Ocean City Beach Renourishment Contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has awarded a $12.7 million Atlantic Coast beach re-nourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company.

According to the U.S. Department of Defense, work will be performed in Ocean City, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of May 16, 2018.

The State of Maryland, Worcester County, and Ocean City have a long term (50 year) written partnership agreement with the Corps to perform periodic beach renourishment as needed to maintain adequate storm protection.

Per this agreement, USACE designs and manages the needed renourishment dredging operations and pays for 53% of the cost of renourishment.

On average, 800,000 cubic yards of sand is required to renourish the beach every four years.

With optimum funding the periodic beach renourishment and annual monitoring activities will continue through 2044.

 

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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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