Royal IHC Lays Keel of TSHD Mahaa Jarraafu

Royal IHC recently held a keel-laying ceremony for Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) new hopper suction dredger “Mahaa Jarraafu”.

The keel of the new dredger was laid on 25th August at a special ceremony held at Nantong Rainbow Marine Technology Boat Yard in China.

The ceremony was inaugurated by MTCC CEO Mr. Ibrahim Ziyath and Chairman Mr. Hussain Salim Mohamed.

The newbuild belongs to the Easydredge 3700 series of standard twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredgers. The vessel will have a length overall of 92.95 meters and a hopper capacity of 3700 cubic meters per load.

Construction of “Mahaa Jarraafu” is scheduled to be complete in December 2016 and the vessel will be delivered to MTCC in early 2017 after the required test runs.

 

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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”.

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.

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