Bacton to Walcott Sandcaping Scheme VIDEO

Royal HaskoningDHV has just released a video about the UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal project named the ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’.

The project, awarded by North Norfolk District Council, will be executed by Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV, working as part of Team Van Oord.

Sandscaping, which started earlier this week, involves a large ship pumping sand from the seabed from licensed dredging areas, sailing back to Bacton where the sand is nourished onto the shore and positioned by bulldozers.

During the works, approximately 1.8 million cubic meters of sand will be dredged and placed onto the Bacton to Walcott beaches.

According to the Council, the project is expected to progress quickly, starting at Bacton Gas Terminal and working towards Walcott.

The sandscaping work is scheduled to finish mid-August.


(filmed by Chris Taylor)

 

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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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