VIDEO: Australian Seabed Maintenance

Sea Transport Solutions (STS), part of the Sea Transport Corporation group of companies, which own, operate and construct marine vessels for commercial, pleasure and military application, has just released a very interesting video named ‘Australian Seabed Maintenance’.

Seabed maintenance is a common sense strategy because the negative environmental impacts are minimal, while the positive nation building opportunities are many, said STS.

Another benefit of seabed maintenance at the bar is flood mitigation. Reducing major flooding events by even a few inches can mean the difference between dry feet and inundation for many hundreds of homes at immense local cost.

The benefits of maintaining the seabed at bar areas are many. Essentially these bars can block access in and out of rivers for vessels of any significant size, and this has a direct impact on jobs. Opening up these rivers to tourism and commerce is a common sense nation building exercise which can reduce the environmental impact and expense of road and rail transport,” according to STS.

Many locations have already been identified as able to easily benefit from this nation building strategy to create deeper and safer channels through their bars, resulting in local jobs, assisting tourism and exporters, as well as regional development.

 

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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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