VIDEO: XblocPlus at Afsluitdijk


DMC has released a new video with more background information about the use of XblocPlus on the Afsluitdijk Project.

Due to the shape of the new blocks, approximately 33% less blocks are needed than with other available armor blocks.

Furthermore, the placement operation is safer and quicker due to an innovative clamp, developed by BAM and Van Oord.

The video shows how BAM, Van Oord and Rijkswaterstaat are working together to make this project a showcase of innovative Dutch marine works.

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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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