TSHD Hang Jun 6008 Passes Sea Trials

The new 6,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Hang Jun 6008 has successfully completed sea trials in the area outside the Yangtze Estuary in China.

The new dredger was built at the Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) shipyard with basic engineering and dredging automation systems for the vessels supplied by Royal IHC in the Netherlands.

In total, IHC delivered the design, the dredging installation, automation, electrical installation and onsite support.

The newbuild is the first of the two 6500m³ TSHD’s for IHC customer CHECD (CHEC Dredging Company Ltd.) – a subsidiary of CCCC Shanghai Dredging Company Ltd.

The second TSHD named Hang Jun 6009 will go on sea trials this March.

 

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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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