VIDEO: Sand Shifter Busy in Cotuit Bay

Barnstable County has just released this short video of their new dredger, M/V Sand Shifter and the work currently being done in Cotuit Bay.

Our dredge crew works tirelessly in all kinds of weather to maintain our waterways, providing savings to our towns,” the county stated in its latest release.

At the moment, the dredge crews are removing sand from the western tip of Sampson’s Island, redepositing it to the east end of Dead Neck Island.

Approximately 9.000 feet of pipe run between the dredge suction head and the discharge end.

According to the county’s report, a barge sits at the midway point with a relay pump and support crane.

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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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