General Dredging Course Set for September 12

Training Institute for Dredging has announced that their General Dredging Course will take place from 12 – 23 September 2016, in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, at the Royal IHC construction yard.

The General Dredging Course is a two-week open course, focused on the design and operation of various types of dredging equipment and covers all aspects of dredging, such as dredging processes, equipment selection, soil characteristics, automation and control and dredge project management.

Several excursions to nearby dredging projects and shipyards, specialized in the design of dredging equipment, are included.

The following subjects will be covered during the two-week training course:

  • different dredging applications within a port, eg. maintenance dredging, capital dredging;
  • dredge project phases (identification, investigation, feasibility studies, design, construction and maintenance);
  • dredging equipment types and boundaries for their use;
  • scoping site conditions (soil characteristics, environmental aspects);
  • fundamentals of hydrographic surveying;
  • dredge project management including costs and contracts;
  • fundamentals of hydraulic transportation and dredge pumps;
  • environmental aspects of dredging.

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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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