Wasa Dredging Busy in Kokkola, Finland

Image source: Wasa

Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released this amazing photo from the Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland. 

Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and blasting of rock and removal of unexploded ordnance (UXO-risk) masses in the Kokkola area.

The dredging operations started one year ago, and the project completion is set for the end of 2020.

According to the Port of Kokkola’s latest announcement, the new 14 meter safe draft will allow a more effective utilization of the cargo carrying capacities of Panamax and Capesize class vessels.

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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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