Piedroba and OAS Partner for Dredging Class

In the context of the Inter-American Committee (CIP) Secretariat’s Capacity Building Program, the Organization of American States (OAS) and Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) have decided to partner in offer Executive Dredging Seminars to OAS member’s port authorities.

This day-and-a-half Seminar is geared toward Port CEO’s, General Managers, Executives, and High-Level Officials. The content shall include topics such as: dredge project risk management, procurement, contract administration, (geotechnical) data collection, design of navigation projects, and regulatory challenges.

PCG’s Principal and CEO Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar commented: “Managing dredging projects with all their technical, environmental, and administrative challenges can be a demanding task, and the Seminars we have facilitated in the past have always been productive. To be able to work with OAS and support CIP’s mission throughout the Americas is something we gladly assist with.”

Piedroba Consulting Group provides marine infrastructure consultancy services throughout the Americas. They specialize in representing the owner on capital and maintenance dredging projects, ensuring successful completion within time and budget through the implementation of risk management strategies.

The Organization of American States is the world’s oldest regional organization, dating back to the First International Conference of American States in 1889.Today, the OAS brings together all 35 Independent States of the Americas and constitutes the main political, juridical, and social governmental forum in the Hemisphere.

The OAS Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) is the only permanent Inter-American government forum that brings together the National Port Authorities of all OAS Member States for the promotion of the development of competitive, safe, sustainable, and inclusive ports in the Americas with the active participation of the private sector.

 

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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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