Norway: New Crane to Arrive at Port of Larvick

An outsize load left the port of Antwerp yesterday morning on its way to Norway.

A container crane with a height of 69 metres was loaded on board a pontoon in the Delwaide dock.

The crane was transported with a bascule laid horizontally, giving the convoy the extraordinary dimensions of 145 metres long and 89 metres wide.

The load passed through the Berendrecht lock, the largest in the world, in the early hours of the morning.

The crane will arrive in the course of the following week in the Norwegian port of Larvick where it will serve a container terminal.

Press Release, March 14, 2014

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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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