Bulgaria Wraps Up Danube River Dredging

Image source: The Transport Ministry

Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications of Republic of Bulgaria said in their latest release that a program to deepen a stretch of the Danube River to ease the passage of shipping in the most critical areas of the Bulgarian part of the river has been wrapped up. 

As a result of the 42 day dredging project, the depth of the waterway has been increased by more than one meter, said the Ministry.

Upon the project’s completion, the measurements showed that the fairway now has a depth of more than three meters and a width of 150 meters, allowing normal passage of vessels.

This EUR 3.42 million Danube River dredging contract, conducted by Bulgarian company Cosmos Shipping, also includes a guarantee of the maintenance of the river level for a period of three years.

Image source: The Transport Ministry

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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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