Senior Eddy Pump Engineer Enters XPRIZE Semifinals

One of Eddy Pump Corporation senior engineers, Phillip Rhyner has made it to the semifinals of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition.

This is a major accomplishment in a worldwide competition for the 7 million dollar prize, reported Eddy Pump Corp.

Phill heads up the Orca Robotics team, at the same time he is a senior engineer that designs slurry pumps, dredge systems and unmanned dredge vehicles for EDDY Pump.

He played a critical component with the electrical, remote operation and hydraulic design of the Subdredge.

The focus of this Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE is improving deep-sea mapping and exploration tools.

The semi-finalist teams, consisting of almost 350 individuals from 25 countries, will continue their competition later this year.

 

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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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