Titan LNG Bunkers Van Oord’s Werkendam

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In a joint effort between the Port of Moerdijk, the shipyard Neptune Marine, Cryonorm Systems and Titan LNG, the Werkendam was supplied successfully for the first time with LNG.

The 68 meter-long Werkendam, the new LNG powered vessel of Van Oord,  was built at the Neptune yard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam. The ship is fully powered by LNG, with gas oil as a back-up.

It is the first LNG-powered inland waterway crane vessel and is the start of a new generation of dredging vessels for Van Oord,” Titan LNG said in their latest release.

The installed tank capacity on the aft deck, can store enough LNG on board to sail and operate for fourteen days without having to refuel.

The crane vessel will be used mainly for the execution of Dutch projects of the subsidiary Paans Van Oord. The first Werkendam’s job will be maintenance dredging and revetment works in the Rotterdam Europahaven.

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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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