PHOTO: Delaware River Rock Removal

Image source: USACE

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) are continuing to remove rock material as part of the project to deepen the Delaware River from 40 to 45 feet.

USACE has just released the latest photos of the GLDD’s mechanical dredger New York – taken during the rock removal operations that are currently taking place just north of the Delaware Memorial Bridge.

The deeper channel will provide for more efficient transportation of cargo to and from Delaware River ports, said USACE.

The project is a joint effort between USACE and the Port of Philadelphia.

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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