‘Isaac Newton’ Delivered

The delivery ceremony of yard 507 Isaac Newton, a sophisticated multipurpose vessel built by Uljanik shipyard for the Jan De Nul Group (Sofidra S.A.), was held in Uljanik on 27th November 2015.

The vessel can be deployed on a variety of projects: installing subsea cables, trench dredging and subsea rock installation.

The Isaac Newton has a length of 138 m and width of 32 m, deadweight of 13,436 tonnes and may also be used for the transport of cargo on the open deck, for example wind turbine, or may be used as a working platform for construction tasks, undersea or offshore projects.

For this purpose, the vessel is equipped with two deck cranes for undersea works.

In cable-installation mode the vessel will be capable of transporting and laying cable in a single length with a total weight of approximately 10,000 tonnes, which is more than any other vessel currently available.

 

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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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