Kalundborg Harbor Dredging Work Kicks Off

Image source: Wasa

Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, started their first ever project in Denmark on March 1, 2018. 

Under the contract, Wasa’s backhoe dredger Optimus, equipped with a 360 ton Hitachi excavator, will dredge over 900.000m³ of clay, silt and moraine from the Kalundborg Harbor area.

The dredged material will be loaded into the newly constructed self propelled split barges Boann and Sinann and taken to an offshore dump at a distance of 8,5 nautical miles from the dredging area.

Image source: Kalundborg Havn

Kalundborg is a self-governing public harbor, led by a seven member board of directors, of which five are from the municipal council.

Economically, the harbor functions as an independent economic and legal entity without public subsidies. Profits are invested in maintenance of infrastructure, and development of harbor facilities.

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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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