VIDEO: Dredger “Charles Darwin” to Undertake Brisbane NPR Project

One of the newest ships in the Jan de Nul fleet, the trailer suction hopper dredger “Charles Darwin”, will arrive in Queensland in mid-2014 to start dredging clean marine sand from Moreton Bay, for Brisbane’s New Parallel Runway (NPR).

About 13 million cubic metres of clean marine sand is required to provide the superior quality and consistent material needed to create a solid base for the new runway.

Dredging in Moreton Bay is confined to a long, narrow linear footprint with gentle sloping batters adjacent the main shipping channel.

Dredging Today Staff, May 22, 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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