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Order Placed for World’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger

Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste.

 

Boskalis, Van Oord Sign Rio de Janeiro Dredging Contract

Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports Ministry in Brazil, has signed a $70.54 million contract with Boskalis and Van Oord to deepen the navigation channels to the port of Rio de Janeiro.

 

Picture of the Day: New Suez Canal Scheme

The Suez Canal dredging scheme comes as a part of the mega New Suez Canal project. Besides dredging, the project includes development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said.

 

VIDEO: The Latest Addition to Jan De Nul’s Fleet

The multipurpose vessel Isaac Newton was launched at the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste for Jan De Nul Group on 7 March 2015.

 

VIDEO: ‘Alexander von Humboldt’ in Action

The Hamburg Port Authority has released a video of the Alexander von Humboldt, a huge trailing suction hopper dredger owned by the Jan De Nul Group, in action at the port.

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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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