Tybee Island Beach Renourishment VIDEO

Burt Moore, chief of dredging, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, discussed recent beach renourishment project on Tybee Island’s North Beach.

The $4.3 million project, which lasted about two weeks, placed approximately 250,000 cubic yards of sand.

Tybee Island’s beaches are normally renourished every seven years, however, this project was designed to counter the erosion caused by Hurricanes Matthew and Irma in 2016-17.

The contract for the Tybee Island Beach Renourishment project was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, which with the help of cutter suction dredge Carolina performed the task.

 

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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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