Bacton to Walcott – Before, During and After VIDEO

North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) has released this incredible video showing before, during and after the ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’.

The project – executed by Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV, working as part of Team Van Oord – was officially handed over to client NNDC during the festive ceremony September 20, 2019.

Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Scheme is the UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal flood scheme.

Over the course of the project, Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 dredged and deposited around 1.8 million cubic meters of sand onto the Bacton to Walcott beaches.

The sand that was placed on the beaches will be carried by the current along the Norfolk coast, ending up on the coastline further south.

The project, designed by Royal Haskoning DHV, is an export product based on the Dutch Sand Motor.

 

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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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