Highlights of the Week

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Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 31–August 6, 2017).

 

USACE Awards Final Contract for Delaware River Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded final contract for Delaware River deepening project – Upper Reach B – to Norfolk Dredging Company in the amount of $50.2 million.

 

Celebrating the Completion of Portsmouth Harbor Dredge

Britain’s Defense Minister Harriett Baldwin is set to announce that millions of meters of mud have been dredged, clearing the way for Britain’s newest aircraft carrier to sail safely into her new home at Portsmouth Harbor.

 

Jan De Nul New Dredger Step Closer to Launching

Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has completed installation of the cutter ladder for Newbuilding 500, a self-propelled cutter suction dredger the shipyard is constructing for their longtime partner Jan De Nul Group.

 

Boskalis Plastic Bomb Grid in for IADC Safety Award

Boskalis Plastic Bomb Grid has been nominated for the IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies – Safety Award 2017.

 

Royal IHC Expert at Dredging Today Conference

The countdown has begun for the first ever Dredging Today Conference that will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’.

 

 

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2019 Western Dredging Association Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates.

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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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