Charlottetown Berth Expansion Project Underway

A berth expansion project at Port Charlottetown, aimed to extend the existing berth space by 270m and to allow for two vessels up to 330m to berth simultaneously, is officially underway.

In order to complete the expansion, various stages of construction are required.

The project consists of four additional mooring buoys and four additional breasting dolphins – a marine structure that is used to allow ships to tie up alongside securely. Pile driving in the harbor is required for this installation.

Only a small section of dredging is required and will take place during the fall of 2018.

According to an official announcement, the sediment will be removed and taken to an approved disposal site designated by federal and provincial authorities.

Work on the berth expansion program is not expected to be completed until the fall of 2019, at the earliest.

 

 

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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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