All Set for Gandak River Dredging

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Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Shri Nitin Gadkari, is set to initiate the development of 300 km long river route from Hajipur to Triveni Ghat, Government of India’s Press Information Bureau reports. 

According to their official announcement, this capital development scheme will include $1.8 million dredging works on the Gandak River.

This project is aimed to help generating more cargo transport capacity in the next five years, PIB said.

Under the plan, the RO-RO terminals at Vaishali, Kalyanpur, Betia and Bagaha will be established.

The project is set to provide cargo connectivity from River Ganga and transport facility up to Nepal by waterway.

The initiation ceremony will take pace tomorrow, PIB informs.

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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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