Launching of the Second BEAGLE 8 TSHD for Adani (VIDEO)

Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands, recently launched Adani’s 8,000m³ Beagle trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – the SHANTI SAGAR 18.

This is the second of two Beagle 8 TSHDs for Adani – the first (Shanti Sagar 17) was launched in March 2017.

The dredger has a total length of 104.5 meters and a width of 24.2 meters. The vessel is designed to have a loaded speed of 13.7 knots. In addition, it has two suction pipes with a diameter of 800mm and can reach a dredging depth of 26 meters.

The SHANTI SAGAR 18 will be mainly utilized for maintenance dredging while the SHANTI SAGAR 17 will be deployed for capital dredging in challenging soils.

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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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