Co Co River Dredging Deal Inked

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The Central Province of Quang Nam and Da Nang city have agreed to undertake dredging work on a 28km section of the Co Co River to boost commercial water traffic between Hoi An and Da Nang, Viet Nam News reports. 

According to the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee, Le Tri Thanh, the project is scheduled to take place in 2020 and will cost around $55 million.

Thanh also added that the province had already dredged a 9km stretch of the river.

The Co Co River dredging program will expand inner waterway services between the two tourism hubs, which have largely been neglected due to the use of roads.

This very important development scheme would also help ease traffic between Hoi An – a UNESCO world heritage site – and Dan Nang.

Viet Nam News announced that the project will include construction of new bridges, wharves and recreational centers as alternatives to exploring Da Nang and Hoi An by car or motorbike.

 

 

 

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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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