Yemen: Portunus Completes Project in Uprise Areas

In last two years, there are many developments and changes in the Middle East and North Africa. Many countries have had problems because of freedom, human rights, fuel fights, politics and many others. One of these countries is Yemen in Middle East.

Portunus Port Spares and Services had published a contract signing with DP World Aden Port in Yemen for n.4 Rubber Tyred Gantry Crane in November 2010.

After signing the contract, country had faced with many difficulties and some part of this region became very critical and risky. Portunus Sales Manager Mr. Onder Turker said “Apart from the contract, we give our word to our customers to finish the job that we start. For this project, we had worked on all necessary security protections and keep working on the site. Our company policies would never let us to leave the work in the middle of the way.”

This project consists of refurbishing N.4 Reggiane rubber tyred gantry cranes (RTG). These cranes had been stripted as dimounting all parts, from spreaders to load cells. Main components had been temporarily imported to Portunus workshops in Turkey and after all overhaulings, all parts had been sent back to Aden.

Nowadays, Portunus engineers and technicians are about finalizing the job with full of peace with local citizens against all uprise in the region. Onder Turker said “If you work with full consentration to your job with whole respect to local citizens, people all over the world, understands your position and pays respect to you. With this opportunity, we would like to thank you to Yemeni people to support and let us keep our promises!

Source: portunus, September 9, 2011;

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews ( 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.

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