Van Oord Wins Port of Benoa Dredging Contract

State-owned port operator Pelindo III has contracted Van Oord to carry out dredging works in the Port of Benoa, Bali.

Access to this port needs to be improved to accommodate the increasing number of tourists.

Execution of the work will start soon and is expected to be completed within the year.

The Indonesian island of Bali is a famous tourist destination. The peninsula Benoa, on the southeastern side of Bali, is developing rapidly. By deepening the existing access channel and port basin, maritime access to the port of Benoa will be improved, said Van Oord in its release.

The Rotterdam based dredging contractor will deploy a large cutter suction dredger to dredge a total amount of 5 million m³ of material.

The project contributes to the ambition of the client to support business expansion by improving the infrastructure in this area.

The existing fishing port will be upgraded and the developments will allow more cruise ships to berth. According to Van Oord’s announcement, the local economy and the tourism sector in Bali will benefit from this improved access.

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Dec 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 29 30 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 5

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

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