Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 15-21, 2018).

 

VIDEO: Royal IHC Launches Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger DC Orisant

The launching ceremony of new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant took place earlier this week at the Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands.

 

Hopper Dredger Brasinho Capsizes Off Armona

The hopper dredger Brasinho, owned by the Faro based dredging company Sofareias, has overturned off the Ria Formosa island of Armona, Portugal.

 

Funadhoo Land Reclamation Scheme Kicks Off

The land reclamation operations for new airport development project at Funadhoo island of Shaviyani Atoll are now underway, local media reports.

 

Flinders Ports Boss Highlights Importance of Outer Harbor Dredging

It is expected that the Flinders Ports’ Outer Harbor Channel Widening Project will begin in Autumn 2018, avoiding dredging in summer when seagrass is more susceptible to damage from turbidity impacts.

 

Turkish Government Announces Kanal Istanbul Final Route

The Turkish Government has announced the final route of a new waterway aimed to reduce shipping traffic on the busy Bosphorus Strait – the Kanal Istanbul Project.

 

 

 

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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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