Monaco Belt Filling Operations Near End

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Anse du Portier Monaco has just released the latest update on their land reclamation project, saying that sand filling operations on the ‘belt’ will be completed during the next week. 

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

To create the land, sand is gradually deposited in the ‘belt’. On 14th October this operation officially began with the ship NORDNES from Marseille.

The grains vary in size from 0 to 50mm. In total, these sites will provide 750,000 tons of this material, to fill a volume of 440,000 m3.

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.

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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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