Maldives: Guraidhoo Harbor Inaugurated

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K. Guraidhoo harbor was officially inaugurated last month, June 24, by Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the President of the Maldives, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) said in their latest announcement. 

The construction of the 281 long and 142m wide harbor started in February, 2014 and the project was successfully completed in October, 2017.

According to MTCC, the scope of work for this project included construction of rock boulder breakwater and revetment and quay wall.

Guraidhoo is one of the islands in a group of islands that the government has designated to be reclaimed as part of the land reclamation project implemented by Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure.

The proposed reclamation and coastal protection project consists of the reclamation of the shallow lagoon west and south of Guriadhoo and undertaking the coastal protection to protect the reclaimed land.

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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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