Damen Wins Best Paper Award at WODCON 2016

At the WODCON 2016 held last week in Miami, USA, Damen has been awarded the “Best Paper Award”.

The paper on dredge pump design, written and presented by Mr Klaas Slager, is about efficient dredge pump design.

In total some 120 presentations were held over the 4-day WODCON conference. During the closing ceremony held on the 17th of June the committee, representing the Dredging Contractors of America and Western Dredging Association, presented the best paper.

The winning paper, called “On the relation of Maximum Ball Passage and Recirculation Losses in Dredge Pumps” highlighted research results of Mr Klaas Slager and his co-author Mr Mark Winkelman in the ongoing dredge pump design activity for the Damen dredge pump range.

The award ceremony was part of the closing notes of the WEDA committee.

 

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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”.

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