Damen Delivers CSD 500 Dredger LA PORTUARIA

Argentinian company Cooperativa De Trabajos Portuarios Limitada de San Martín is about to receive a Cutter Suction Dredger 500 from Damen Dredging Equipment.

The newbuild will be used for dredging operations in the Argentinian terminal region around Rosario on the Paraná river.

The CSD 500 dredger, named LA PORTUARIA, was built at Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. The dredger has a dredging depth of -16m and a maximum swing width of 39.6m.

LA PORTUARIA’s mixture capacity is 4,000m³/hour which can be discharged up to 2000m. The diameters of the suction pipe and discharge pipe are 550mm and 500mm respectively. The cutting power of the cutter is 180 kW.

The vessel is fitted with a Caterpillar 3512B dredge pump diesel and a Caterpillar C12 TA auxiliary diesel. The basic functions of the dredger will be capital and maintenance dredging.

LA PORTUARIA has a modular design which makes it easy to transport almost anywhere. The dredger is easily made ready for transport and on location reassembled with small locally-sourced cranes.

Following the delivery, Damen Services will continue to provide Cooperativa De Trabajos Portuarios with proper operation and maintenance of the vessel as well as crew familiarization and training.

 

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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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