Completion of Buxton Beach Nourishment Set for February 2018

Image source: Dare County

During the November 6th Dare County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, staff from Coastal Science Engineers (CSE) presented an update regarding the Buxton Beach Nourishment Project.

According to latest project update, due to an upcoming weather event and industrial equipment issues, Weeks Marine pulled their hopper dredger R.N. Weeks to Norfolk yesterday for mechanical repairs and to refuel.

The dredger will return once weather conditions improve and repairs and refueling are complete.

To date, 46% of the project has been completed.

The Buxton Beach Nourishment Project will not be finished until at least mid-February, CSE said in their update.

The complete CSE presentation can be viewed by clicking here.

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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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