VIDEO: All Set for Hay Point Dredging

The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) said in its latest announcement that they are about to undertake a 40 day maintenance dredging program at the Port of Hay Point.

Environmental monitoring and management measures are already in place, said NQBP.

Maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point is critical for maintaining port infrastructure and involves relocating sediment which travels along the coast and accumulates over the years where the shipping operations occur.

The approved Dredge Material Placement Area (DMPA) is 6km north of port operations.

For this project, NQBP will use a specially designed vessel, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) to undertake the maintenance dredging operations.

 

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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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