Klaipeda Reveals Plans for New Dredger

The Klaipeda Seaport Authority will, in the near future, have its own dredger.

Last Friday, April 15th, the authority announced its plans to buy a new dredger.

In order to maintain depth in and around the port area, the authority will next month release a tender for the procurement of a self-propelled dredger.

Klaipeda State Seaport Authority Director General Arvydas Vaitkus said that around 300,000 to 400,000 cubic meters of soil needs to be dredged from the harbor area. According to him, this is one of the reasons why it is necessary for the port to acquire its own dredger.

He continued saying that dredger’s technical specifications will allow a significant amount of cleaning work to be done at the berths. The self-propelled dredger will be allocated for dredging works in the port waters and at the quays, beach nourishment projects, soil supply to the port jetty construction zones, etc.

The plan calls for the dredger that will be powered in two ways – diesel and gas.

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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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