Post Florence Renourishment Works Set for March

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock will begin mobilizing land- and water-based pipe, heavy equipment, personnel, etc. towards the latter parts of February, and although the schedule is tentative, the Post Florence Renourishment Project could begin the first week of March, reports the Carteret County Shore Protection Office.

The Post Florence scheme will utilize 945,446 cubic yards of sand obtained from the Offshore Dredged Material Disposal Site (ODMDS) associated with Morehead City Federal Navigation Project.

According to the County, Emerald Isle, Indian Beach and the unincorporated area of Salter Path will receive 617,131 cy, 271,905 cy, and 56,410 cy, respectively along 5.2 miles of shorelines in three discrete reaches.

The plans call for the project to be conducted between the March 1 to April 30, 2019, with the construction window established to limit impacts to biological resources.

The County officials also added that the ocean-certified, self-contained hopper dredges Liberty Island and Ellis Island will be employed for the project.

GLDD will utilize the area near the “Dog Leg” 4WD Ramp in Emerald Isle as their main equipment staging facility and point of beach access for heavy equipment.

 

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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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