Dredging Works at Ras Al Khaimah Port About to Begin

Image source: RAK Ports

Dredging works at Ras Al Khaimah Port in the United Arab Emirates are set to begin next week, August 6th, according to the latest Notice to Mariners issued by RAK Ports.

The scope of dredging operation consists of following:

  • port entrance between the breakwaters and inner channel;
  • vessel maneuvering and berthing area;
  • the outer approach channel.

During this six week long dredging program, marker buoys will be placed to identify the navigable gap over the sinker pipelines.

Larger vessels need to give notice of one hour to Port Control in order to make necessary arrangement for opening the channel by disconnecting the floating pipelines,” said RAK Ports.

Marine units and floating pipelines deployed for the dredging operation will be secured at the eastern side of creek of by end of every day.

 

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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.

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