Thimble Shoal Dredging Deal for Manson

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Manson Construction Co., a Seattle based company involved in dredging, waterfront construction, piers and wharves, bridge building, heavy lifts and offshore work, has won a $15.4 million contract for the Thimble Shoal Channel maintenance dredging project in Virginia Beach, VA.

The Thimble Shoal scheme will consist of maintenance dredging to a required depth of 52 feet MLLW with one foot of allowable overdepth.

During the work, approximately 1,733,500 cubic yards of material will be removed from the mentioned area.

Under the project, set to be performed by a hopper dredger, the contractor will transport the dredged material and place in the designated Government-furnished placement area at Dam Neck Ocean Disposal Site.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, is the contracting activity.

Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. It is expected that this dredging scheme will be completed no later than August 28, 2019.

 

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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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