Highlights of the Week

Photo by Jose Bilbao, USACE

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 18-24, 2018).

 

VIDEO: Upgrading Wilmington District’s Dredger Merritt

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, held a Completion of Work Ceremony on June 7, celebrating the successful upgrade of Wilmington District’s dredger Merritt.

 

Works Kick off on Lyttelton Port Company’s New Cruise Berth

Cruise ships are one step closer to returning to Lyttelton Harbor, as construction begins on Lyttelton Port Company’s (LPC) cruise berth.

 

TSHD Atchafalaya Busy at Port of Palm Beach

An emergency dredging project to remove shoaled material from the Federal Channel at Port of Palm Beach is underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement.

 

New Damen Cutter Suction Dredger for Kingston District Council

Kingston District Council said in their latest announcement that the assembly works of council’s new dredger are now complete.

 

Warner and Kaine: $56M for Virginia Dredging Projects

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine last week announced nearly $56 million in new federal funding for communities in Hampton Roads, Richmond, and on the Eastern Shore for water infrastructure improvements.

 

Lyttelton Harbor Dredging Program Set for August

Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in they latest release that one of the world’s largest dredges – the Fairway – will sail into Lyttelton Harbor in August as the port’s channel deepening project gets underway.

 

 

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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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