Hopper Dredger Arzana Commissioned in Egypt

In the presence of Admiral Mohab Mamish H.E Mohammed Al Qamzi and the leaders of the Egyptian and UAE governments, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has officially commissioned the 6,000m³ custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana.

According to NMDC, the ceremony was held on April 12th to inaugurate the Egyptian Emirates Marine Dredging Company (EEMDC) and the arrival of Arzana to start it’s first project.

This state-of-the-art dredger was built at the Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.

As NMDC CEO Mr Eng. Yasser Zaghloul said, the vessel design is the result of the long-term business partnership between IHC and NMDC. “It is a tailor-made solution that combines shallow draft and a large dredging depth with high manoeuvrability.”

The Arzana has also been specifically designed for operating in high temperatures. This project also includes a training package for NMDC’s crew, as well as a full program of life-cycle support from IHC. This features condition-based monitoring, which will safeguard a long and sustainable operation for the Arzana.

 

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Jun 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
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 1

Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2018

Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) is Europe’s leading offshore energy event. It is unique in bringing together the oil & gas…

read more >

SEMINAR ON DREDGING AND RECLAMATION (THE NETHERLANDS)

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

read more >

WEDA’s Dredging Summit & Expo ’18

The Dredging Summit & Expo ’18 is a technical conference organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA)…

read more >

34th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy

The conference promises to be an exciting opportunity for all those concerned with the challenge of developing creative, cost-effective…

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