Highlights of the Week

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Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 5-11 2016). 

 

Boskalis-Middle East Wins NPP Dredging Deal

Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd and Boskalis-Middle East recently won a multi-million dredging contract for the New Port Project (NPP) project in Doha, Qatar.

 

Transnet CEO Comments on Recent Dredging Simulator Launch

The last week’s launch of the Africa’s First Dredging Simulator at the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSOE) provided an excellent opportunity for Mr Richard Vallihu, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), to speak about the topic.

 

DEME Wins Contract for Freetown Terminal Extension Project

A consortium including the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME, the French construction group Eiffage and Eiffage’s subsidiary RMT Clemessy, has been awarded a 47 million euros contract for the extension of the Freeport Terminal in Sierra Leone.

 

Vittoria Shipyard Launches One for Chioggia Customer

A company based in Adria, Italy, Vittoria Shipyard recently launched a dredger (Yard No. C862) named ‘Maria Vittoria Z’ for the Chioggia based customer Zeta S.r.l.

 

Construction of the Biggest Sea Lock in the World Begins

By pressing the red button, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, officially started the construction of a new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands.

 

Van Oord Working on One of the Largest Reclamation Projects in Taiwan

Van Oord is currently working on the construction of Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan.

 

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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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