Highlights of the Week

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Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 1-7, 2019).

 

One Killed in Calcasieu Accident

The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles is conducting a Marine Casualty Investigation in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division to determine the cause of Wednesday’s vessel allision with a dredge pipeline operating on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel near Hackberry, Louisiana.

 

Weipa Dredging Enters Final Stage

The Queensland’s Port of Weipa maintenance dredging work has entered the final stage, with 2 million cubic meters of material removed so far, Alan Leslie, Project Manager at North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP), said in his latest announcement.

 

Mississippi Dredging Deal for Weeks Marine

Weeks Marine, a marine construction and dredging contractor headquartered in Cranford, NJ, has won an $11.5 million contract for Mississippi River maintenance dredging project.

 

Kaliningrad Dredging Tender Announced

FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the 2019 Kaliningrad seaport maintenance dredging works.

 

Tuas Next-Generation Port Phase 2 Kicks Off

Phase two of the Tuas Next-Generation Port project was officially inaugurated on Friday with the installation of the first caisson for the new terminal.

 

Tema Port Terminal 3 Open for Business

After 35 months of hard work, the Tema Port Terminal 3 is now operational and ready to accommodate its 1st commercial vessels, reports Meridian Port Services Ltd (MPS).

 

 

 

 

 

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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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