TSHD Easydredge Mahaa Jarraafu Hits the Water

The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company’s (MTCC) new trailing suction hopper dredger Mahaa Jarraafu was launched today at Nantong Rainbow Marine Technology Boat Yard in China.

This vessel is the largest in the Easydredge series of standard twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredgers, designed and built by Royal IHC.

The Mahaa Jarraafu has a length overall of 92.95 meters and a hopper capacity of 3.700m³ per load.

With the design dredging depth of 50 meters, the newbuild will revolutionize dredging industry in the Maldives.

The keel of the new dredger was laid on 25th August at a special ceremony in China.

The delivery of the Mahaa Jarraafu is scheduled for April 2017.

 

Hundreds of TSHDs and CSDs like this one will be collected and published in next year’s Dredging Vessel Directory, to be released in the first quarter of 2017.

Browse through our current database of CSD vessels at vessels.dredgingtoday.com.

 

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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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