Dare County Beach Nourishment Works in Full Swing

Dare County recently announced that Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company completed beach nourishment operations in the Town Southern Shores on august 6th and is now focusing efforts in the town of Kitty Hawk.

According to the latest video update, GLDD is pumping south from the subline landing located just south of the Kitty Hawk pier.

Over the course of the week, the contractor expects to move to the subline located between Luke and Bennett Streets, initially working their way north towards the completed northern project area before flipping and again working their way south towards the subline located near Lillian St.

The county also announced that in Buxton pumping has resumed after a shut down of operations due to rough sea conditions with approx 27% of the project complete.

In an effort to speed up the nourishment project, the contractor – Weeks Marine – plans to bring in second vessel, a hopper dredge.

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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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