Another Successful Test for Damen Dredging Equipment

Damen Dredging Equipment has been put to the test once again, this time in Yas Island (UAE) where a navigation channel is to be deepened and maintained.

The channel, connecting mangrove woods to the Yas Marina, is to be brought and kept to a max depth of -6m.

For the project, Damen successfully delivered complete dredging package (the DOP250 with cutter unit) to the National Marine Dredging Company. Using an existing pontoon and excavator and newly delivered Damen DOP, NMDC turned them into an instant dredger.

According to Damen, the dredged material on site varies: in the mangrove woods silt and fine sand is dredged. More towards the marina the soil is compacted sand. Therefore the DOP250 had been fitted out with a cutter unit.

The choice for this DOP type was based on the max weight the existing excavator could handle. Moreover, the DOP250 discharges the dredged mixture to 2 different spoil fields,” said Damen.

The complete dredging package that was delivered to NMDC for this project includes the DOP250 and its cutter unit, the required hydraulic hoses, a diesel-hydraulic power pack, a jet pack supplying jetwater including a separate sand mining head and a spare parts package.

 

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Jul 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

2019 Western Dredging Association Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates.

read more >

Global Dredging Forum

2 day conference on the commercial activities of ports. How to meet the global demands of new vessels in an increasingly competitive market.

read more >

Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

Wednesday (10/16/19) afternoon will start the program with an opportunity to take the Dredging 101 course.

read more >

DREDGING FOR SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE INDIA

At this 1-day conference, you will experience what it means to apply this new approach in practice.

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply