Tender Announced for Twente Canal Expansion

Rijkswaterstaat has invited bidders to submit their offers for the design and implementation of the Twente Canal Expansion – Phase 2.

The Twente canal forms the connection of the IJssel with companies and ports in Lochem and Twente.

It is anticipated that the operations, including deepening and widening of the channels, will cover a stretch of approximately 19 kilometers in total.

The deadline for this tender is March 30, 2016.

The contract will include works on:

  • front between the river and the locks Eefde;
  • the main channel between lock and lock Delden Hengelo;
  • the main channel between lock Hengelo and Enschede ports;
  • the side channel from the division point to Almelo.

The project is of great economic importance and strengthens the competitive position of inland waterways as an environmentally friendly alternative to other forms of transport.

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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.

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