Highlights of the Week

Image source: Port of Kaoshiung

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 20-26, 2017).

 

Royal IHC Hands Over Hopper Dredger DASA I

Royal IHC has completed delivery of the trailing suction hopper dredger DASA I to Dragados Argentinos DASA S.A. of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

New By-Pass on IJssel River Officially Commissioned

After five years of construction, new 8 km long flood channel by-passing the Dutch river IJssel was officially commissioned earlier this week by Dutch Transport Minister, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, and the Chairman of Vallei and Veluwe Regional Water Authority, Tanja Klip-Martin.

 

PHOTO: Van Oord Duo in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Since early 2016, Van Oord has been working on one of Taiwan’s largest land reclamation projects, the Port of Kaohsiung expansion scheme.

 

Jan De Nul Makes Progress in Kingston, Jamaica

The Kingston Harbor dredging program, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is progressing according to schedule, Jamaica Information Service (JIS) just announced.

 

Contractors to Complete Five SHEP-Related Features in 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just reported that contractors working on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project are on track to finish several SHEP-related features in 2017.

 

Royal IHC Lays Keel for Adani’s New Dredger

Royal IHC at its shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, held a keel laying ceremony for the 8,000m³ TSHD SHANTI SAGAR18 last week.

 

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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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