Port Klang Dredging Wrapped Up

The capital dredging project to deepen the Port Klang South Channel entrance from 16.5m to current 18.5m has been completed, reported the Port Authority (PKA). 

This will allow Port Klang to receive mega-sized container vessels, with a round-the-clock tidal free access into the Port and a quicker turn around time.

The project is aimed to ensure that Port Klang is able to cater to the demand of shipping lines operating a new generation of ultra large container ships (ULCS) of more than 18,000 twenty-foot equivalent units,” PKA said in a statement.

According to PKA, the dredging project began in November 2014 and was completed in late April, two weeks ahead of schedule.

 

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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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