Damen DOP350 Pump Put to the Test in California

Curtin Maritime Corp, located in California, USA, recently took delivery of Damen submersible dredge pump, the DOP350.

This submersible dredge pump has been acquired to empty barges at the Cullinan Ranch Tidal March Restoration Project, which is aimed to restore tidal wetlands in the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

The carousel of 4 barges are continuously filled by a clamshell dredger. The barges are emptied using the DOP350 submersible dredge pump fitted out with a flat bottom head, which has jetwater assistance.

The DOP350 pumps the soil to a disposal site, some 200m from the quay.

The pump is attached to an excavator boom and is powered by a separate diesel-hydraulic power pack.

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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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