Colombo Dockyard Completes Repairs of DEME’s Ambiorix

Colombo Dockyard PLC has just announced that DEME Group’s self-propelled cutter suction dredger Ambiorix called in for layup and drydock repairs during May – June 2016.

“One of the biggest CSDs in the DEME fleet selected Colombo as the repair center for its special survey requirements,” Colombo Dockyard said in its announcement.

The major repair scope during this call consisted of cutter shield repairs; precession welding was carried out on the cutter shield base plate using wear resistant welding electrodes.

Cutter ladder internal blasting and painting was carried out, while cutter ladder internal brackets were renewed and cracks were repaired.

Side wire tumbling sheave was overhauled and reconditioning, where precession required machining was carried out.

Routine drydock related repairs were also included.

The repairs were carried out meeting the BUREAU VERITAS class society requirements.

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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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