Highlights of the Week

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Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 11-17, 2019).

 

Boskalis Secures Adelaide Deal

Boskalis has won a contract for the widening of the Port Adelaide Outer Harbor shipping channel in Australia.

 

PHOTO: 2,500 Tonne Cutter Ladder for CSD Spartacus

DEME Group has just released an amazing photo of a giant piece of technology that will be installed on their powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD) ‘Spartacus’.

 

Weeks Marine Bags Rockaway Beach Restoration Contract

The City of New York and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have reached an agreement to use dredged sand to re-nourish and restore Rockaway beach between Beach 92nd Street and Beach 103rd Street, reports the city mayor Bill de Blasio.

 

USACE: $138M for Charleston Deepening Included in Trump’s Budget

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, announces that they have received $138 million in construction funding for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project in the President’s Budget.

 

Mayor de Blasio Announces Resiliency Plan for Lower Manhattan

The New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, has released findings of a study that determined the city’s comprehensive strategy for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) project.

 

 

 

 

 

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2019 Western Dredging Association Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates.

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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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