VIDEO: Damen’s CSD 450 Makes Up the Lost Time

Dutch contractor Van der Lee recently acquired a standard Damen cutter suction dredger type CSD450.

The stationary dredger was purchased in order to put a motorway construction project back on track near Joure, in the North of The Netherlands.

The company’s previous CSD that was working on the project was not powerful enough to deliver desired capacity of sand, so Van der Lee decided to buy new cutter suction dredger.

The dredger, fully assembled and towed to the jobsite, is mining sand in the Frisian Lakes at a dredging depth between -2m and -6m.

Since the beginning of the works, the vessel has moved around 600,000m³ of sand.

 

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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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