Anse du Portier VIDEO Update: Filling the Belt

Anse du Portier Monaco has just released the latest update on their land reclamation project, saying that sand filling operations on the ‘belt’ have officially started on Monday, October 14.

The sand for this scheme comes from quarries located around Marseille, France, and Piombino, Italy.

According to the project update, two vessels ensure deliveries, visiting the area four times a week.

At each delivery, approximately 23,700 tonnes of sand are deposited in the ‘belt’. In total, around 750,000 tonnes of sand will be required to complete the filling works.

It is expected that these operations will be completed in mid-December, making the field visible.

By the end of 2019, the Principality of Monaco will see its area increased by 6 hectares.

This new piece of Monegasque territory will host a luxury eco-district comprising 150 upscale apartments, an underground car park, a coastal promenade, a green park, public facilities, an extension of the Grimaldi Forum and an animation port.

The first delivery of the buildings is set to begin from 2022 and all the works should be completed in 2025.

Photo by Bouygues TP

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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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