Picture of the Day: CSD Zheng He Dredging the Suez

Jan De Nul Group, expert in dredging and marine construction activities, has just released a photo of its cutter suction dredger (CSD) Zheng He working in the New Suez Canal, Egypt.

According to Jan De Nul, CSD Zheng He is the record-holder in dredging volume. She dredged 20 million m³ since the start of the project. Her sister vessels CSD Fernao de Magalhaes and CSD Ibn Battuta did 15 million m³ each.

The company is a part of the Consortium, consisting of NMDC, Boskalis, Van Oord and Jan De Nul, that will dredge over 194 million m³. At the moment, 24 dredgers of the Consortium are working on the new Canal.

 

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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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