Top News – August 12 to 18, 2013

Jan De Nul Group Orders New Multipurpose Vessel

Last week, Jan De Nul Group ordered a new vessel at the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia. The vessel with a deadweight of 10,500 tonnes and a total length of 138 m will be a multipurpose vessel.

 

IHC Merwede Presents New Generation of Omnibarge (The Netherlands)

For half a century, IHC Merwede has had a strong history in the design and build of split hopper vessels. As an example, the Omnibarge is renowned for being robust, due to its well-balanced design.

 

UK: Work Begins on New Quay Wall at Liverpool2

Construction of Liverpool’s new deep water container terminal, Liverpool2, took a major step forward this week with the appointment by Peel Ports of specialised contractors BAM Nuttall and Van Oord to construct the new in-river quay wall.

 

Myanmar: Dredging Equipment Arrives

The China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) has delivered five cutter suction dredgers, two backhoe dredgers, four split hopper barges, a tug boat, a landing craft and six aid vessels to the Department of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems of Myanmar.

 

The Netherlands: Port of Rotterdam Hosts Largest Vessels in the World

Thanks to its unique depth, the largest vessels in the world will be moored in the Port of Rotterdam this week.

Dredging Today Staff, August 18, 2013

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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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