Aruba: Oranjestad Dredging Works Kick Off

Image source: Baggerbedrijf De Boer -Dutch Dredging

Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, recently started the deepening of the Oranjestad cruise-channel on Aruba, commissioned by Aruba Port Authority.

The dredging program includes removal of approximately 200,000m³ from the waterway.

Dredged material will be used in a land reclamation for the purpose of the expansion of the industrial-area Barcadera, the company said in its announcement.

The cruise-channel needs to be deepened to a water depth of 12,00m due to the planned arrival of the Quantum-class cruise vessel later this summer.

The deepening will be executed with their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Elbe.

Sustainable solution for Barcadera 

Aruba Port Authority has found a sustainable solution by re-using the dredged material for a land reclamation project at Barcadera Port.

This industrial port is in need of expansion on a longer-term. The land reclamation contains an expansion of 50.000 square meter.

After executing the land reclamation of sand, the embankment will be protected with geotextile and stones.

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Jun 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 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

PORTS Conference

The PORTS Conference series is internationally recognized as an outstanding opportunity to network with…

read more >

IADC SEMINAR ON DREDGING AND RECLAMATION IN DELFT

This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops…

read more >

10th Dredging & Land Reclamation Summit 2019

The 10th Dredging & Land Reclamation World between 15-18 July 2019 in London is aimed at resolving…

read more >

10TH Annual Conference Dredging in India

The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future dredging requirements…

read more >

Jobs>

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

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