UPDATE: Four Abducted Workers Released in Nigeria

Four Nigerian nationals, attached to Setraco Nigeria Ltd., who were kidnapped by unknown gunmen from the dredging site along the Nembe waterways on Saturday (August 16th) are free at last.

Spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Mr.Alex Akhigbe, confirmed yesterday to the NGR Guardian news site that after ten days of captivity, four dredging workers have been released finally.

He revealed identity of the workers (Caleb Agene, Otuke Magic Kingdom, Gabriel Oghene and Godwin Odukpong) and continued “as the Anti-Squad team of the Bayelsa Police Command was getting ready to attack the kidnappers, some good Samaritans saw them where they were, detained close to Brass Area, and helped them to Ogbia waterside.

Dredging Today Staff, August 28, 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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