The Pasir Panjang Project Nominated for IADC Safety Award

The ‘Reclamation for Pasir Panjang Terminal Phases 3 and 4’ project, carried out by Penta-Ocean Construction, has been nominated for the IADC Safety Award 2016.

Three aspects of this port project located in Singapore were recently nominated for its safety features.

The first aspect is the “geo-bund” temporary edge structure for land reclamation. They provided notable safety benefits for the adjacent dredging work and construction of caisson quay wall.

The second aspect was the dredging and rock blasting works for deepening the ship turning basin between the new reclamation and the existing container terminal berths. These operations were carried out while normal terminal operations continued for a protracted period, without any incident affecting the terminal operations.

The third was the installation of an all-weather steel gantry tower for slipforming work to construct the walls of the mega box caissons for the quay wall. Hundred-fifty caissons weighing between 7,000 to 12,000 tons each were fabricated and transported by sea to the final location and installed safely.

The winner of the IADC Safety Award will be announced in mid-September this year.

 

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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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