VIDEO: Expanding the Freetown Container Terminal

Snijder, a Dutch company that specializes in hiring out earthmoving equipment and concomitant technical services, has just released a video of the Freetown Terminal Extension Project.

The Freetown Terminal, operated by the French group Bolloré Transport & Logistics, is undergoing an expansion program that calls for the construction of a new 270 meter quay to accommodate vessels with a draft of 13 meters.

This 47 million euros expansion contract was awarded to a consortium led by the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME, the French construction group Eiffage and Eiffage’s subsidiary RMT Clemessy.

DEME’s part of the contract included the soil improvement, reclamation and compaction works, as well as the deepening of the existing and future container berths.

Works on the Freetown Terminal Extension Project started back in September 2016 and are expected to be completed this summer.

 

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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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