Dredging Works Progress on Michigan City Harbor

Image source: USACE

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just announced that the Michigan City Harbor dredging program is officially underway. 

According to USACE, the dredging project kicked off last week and is expected to take about a month to complete.

Under the dredging plan, the contractor MCM Marine will hydraulically dredge approximately 70,000 cubic yards of sediment primarily from the approach channel at Michigan City Harbor, including some outer harbor areas as well.

The material removed from these areas will be placed on a beach near Mt. Baldy, Indiana, said USACE.

Dredging operations ensure that all vessels have safe access through the harbor.

Image source: USACE

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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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