Norfolk Dredging Completes Canaveral Harbor Works

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The Canaveral Harbor maintenance dredging project wrapped up at the end of July, three months ahead of schedule, reports the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District.

During the project, Norfolk Dredging Company deployed two clamshell dredges to remove the sediment from the outer federal channel and the Trident Turning Basin.

According to USACE, over the course of the works the two dredges Atlantic and Virginian dredged a total of 650,000 cubic yards of sand.

Also, the project incorporated an active sonar mounted on Dredge Virginian for tracking manatees and other marine animals during dredging with successful results.

 

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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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