CSD Charleston Ready for Upper Delaware River Work

The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that the cutter suction dredger Charleston will begin maintenance dredging operation for the upper Delaware River on or about October 21 through December 15, 2017, in between Keystone Range and the Fairless Hills turning basin.

The dredger, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will begin north of the turning basin and then continue dredging south.

According to the Coast Guard’s release, the CSD Charleston will have pipeline outside the main navigational channel running to the Money Island Disposal Site, located on the PA side of the Delaware River.

“All mariners are requested to stay clear of the dredger, booster, floating and submerged pipelines, barges, derricks and operating wires about the dredger,” the Coast Guard said.

The final contract

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

This represents the 10th and final dredging contract for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, deepening the Delaware River federal navigation channel from 40 to 45 feet between Philadelphia and the sea.

The project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and PhilaPort.

The Delaware River Main Channel Deepening project began in March of 2010. The deeper channel will provide for more efficient transportation of containerized, dry bulk (steel and slag) and liquid bulk (crude oil and petroleum products) cargo to and from the Delaware River ports.

 

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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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