Highlights of the Week

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Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 11-17, 2016).

 

Boskalis Announces Job Cuts and Fleet Reduction

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has completed its fleet rationalization study announced earlier this year.

 

The Netherlands to Implement New Flood Defense Standard

Dutch parliament has agreed on an amendment of law that will fundamentally change the national flood defense standard.

 

Dutch Dredging B.V. Joins IADC as Main Member

Baggerbedrijf De Boer B.V. (Dutch Dredging B.V.) recently joined the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) as a main member.

 

Land & Water: Innovative Work on the Thames

As part of enabling works for the Thames Tideway Tunnel, Land & Water and VolkerStevin recently dredged a pocket for the new Blackfriars Pier.

 

Video Showing Capabilities of Cutter Suction Dredgers

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has released an interesting video showing capabilities of cutter suction dredgers.

Dredging with a cutter suction dredger takes place while the vessel is moored with spuds or anchors and consists of powerful cutting action combined with suction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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