JDN Transport of Pipelines Among Nominees

IADC – International Association of Dredging – has just released the 8th Safety Award 2017 nominee: Jan De Nul Group’s Transport of Pipelines Optimization.

A common activity on reclamation sites and logistics yards is the transport of landlines with trucks.

JDN optimized and enhanced the handling and transport of dredge pipes by means of three techniques: the use of DHATEC cradles, modular spreaders and C-pipe hooks in combination with soft slings.

The combination of all three changes improves efficiency of the job, safety during the handling and transport, and both the safety and ergonomics for riggers. The DHAHTEC cradles are mounted on the truck platform – adjustable to the pipeline diameter – and with lashing straps the load is secured on the truck. The C-pipe hooks are attached to a soft sling which makes it safer and ergonomically easier for the rigger to handle.

And thanks to the use of the spreader beam, the soft slings with attached C-pipe hooks are positioned optimally by using taglines so that the riggers can easily attach the load from the ground. The revised method is being implemented across Jan De Nul’s global activities as it has proven to be beneficial to all parties associated with pipeline transport.

The winner of the Safety Award 2017 will be presented this September at the IADC Annual General Meeting in Marseille, France.

 

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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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