SOMIT Took Part in Koper Port Dredging Project

SOMIT SRL, an Italian dredging and marine contractor, recently carried out the deepening and sea-bed leveling work in the access channel of the Koper Port, Slovenia.

The dredging, funded by the European Union, included removal of approximately of 14,000 m³ of clay material in order to achieve the depth of 15m.

Due to the complexity of the work, coming from particular soil characteristics, required precision and interference with port traffic, SOMIT decide to utilize the self-propelled unit ORTENSIA II, equipped with Liebherr HS855 crane and a new sea-bed leveling system specially designed for this type of material.

The work was completed within the project deadline and budget.

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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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