PHOTO Update: Wasa Dredging Makes Difference in Klaipeda

Image source: Wasa

Since beginning of February 2019, Wasa Dredging’s backhoe dredger Optimus, self propelled split hopper barges Boann and Sinann are working together with the self propelled split hopper barge Johannes de Rijke in the Lithuanian Port of Klaipeda.

The dredging work is being performed as part of the Port of Klaipeda’s reconstruction program, aimed to result in several newly constructed quay walls, which allows for an increased nautical depth.

Under the contract, the dredged material will be transported to an offshore dumping site, Wasa said.

The main goal of the project is to enhance navigation safety, create economic growth possibilities and help in developing the systems of environmentally friendly transport modes and multimodal transport.

According to the Port of Klaipeda, these factors will contribute to the enhancement of environmental protection conditions in the region.

 

 

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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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