Harbor Dredging Works Underway for St. Kitts New Cruise Ship Pier

Construction works on the $48 million cruise pier terminal at Port Zante are officially underway, according to the Groupe Ocean.

The company reported that the harbor deepening works by Ocean Dredging DSM’s Traverse du Nord for St. Kitts new cruise ship pier are in full swing now.

The construction project, which is financed under a syndicate arrangement between the St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank (SKNANB), the St. Kitts and Nevis Social Security Board, the St. Kitts and Nevis Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF), and the St. Kitts and Nevis Trading and Development Company (TDC) is expected to be completed in 18 months. Work will be led by JV Driver, the Canadian Commercial Corporation’s prime contractor on the project.

When fully completed, the new cruise pier will be able to berth two Oasis class vessels, which are among the world’s largest and longest passenger ships.

 

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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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