M&I Electric Wins $5M Dredge Power and Control System Contract

M&I Electric’s IntelliSafe™ Arc Resistant MV Switchgear

American Electric Technologies, Inc. (AETI) announced today that its M&I Electric business has been awarded a $5 million project for a complete power and control system for a new dredge vessel for a US Gulf Coast dredging company.

M&I Electric will provide a turnkey solution with a wide range of M&I Electric products and services.

The project will incorporate M&I’s IntelliSafe™ arc resistant switchgear, low voltage generator control and distribution switchgear, M&I’s Vessel Management System, low voltage and medium voltage Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), along with motors provided by a third party.

We are very pleased to work with our customer to help to design and deliver one of the highest technology dredging vessels ever built in the US,” said Doug Williams, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Drilling & Marine business unit. “M&I’s successful history in the marine market coupled with our ability to provide the complete range of power and control solutions make us the preferred choice as the marine vessel market continues to recover.”

Delivery of the turnkey solution is expected in the second half of 2018.

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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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