Van Oord Wins Taiwanese Deal

Van Oord, a Rotterdam based contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has been awarded the dredging contract for the Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan.

The client is the Port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) with the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 130 million.

The preparations have already started and the execution period runs until January 2018.

This development project involves the dredging and reclamation of 37 million m3 of sand for the extension of Kaohsiung Port. Van Oord will deploy one of its largest trailing suction hopper dredgers.

Kaohsiung, located on the South China Sea, is the largest Taiwanese port and plays an important role in the Taiwanese export-oriented economy.

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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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