USACE Photo Update: CSD McCaskill Busy in Wilmington

Image source: USACE

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations are progressing well on the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar Contract.

The contractor, Weeks Marine, is dredging shoaled material from the federal navigation channel, and placing it on the Oak Island beachfront.

According to USACE, this contract is targeting critical shoals in the following two project reaches; Smith Island Channel and Bald Head Island Shoal Channel Reach 2.

The dredging was completed in Smith Channel reach of the project on Thursday, June 21st.

The contractor is now moving their cutter suction dredger (CSD) McCaskill to the BHI Shoal Channel Reach 2, and plans to resume dredging on or around June 27th.

Beach compatible material is being placed on the adjacent beaches in both the Towns of Caswell Beach and Oak Island.

Image source: USACE

 

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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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