Picture of the Day: Fernao de Magalhaes in Suez

Jan De Nul‬ Group, together with other members of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (NMDC, Boskalis and Van Oord), is putting final touches on the New Suez Canal project. 

By Friday, July 24th, the crews working on the new waterway will complete dredging works on the canal, after which the experimental operations will begin.

The company has just released a photo of its CSD Fernao de Magalhaes, working together with CSD Artemis of the Consortium partner Van Oord.

The Fernao de Magalhaes is one of the 7 cutter suction dredgers of Jan De Nul Group working on the New Suez Canal Project in Egypt.

By the end of the project, the 24 vessels of the Consortium, cutters and trailers, will have dredged a total of approximately 200 million m³ of soil, ranging from sand, stiff clay to harder limestone.

 

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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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