Successful RHDHV Trade Mission to Vietnam

Royal HaskoningDHV recently looked back on a very successful Dutch trade mission to Vietnam with specific focus on climate resilience and socio-economic development through improved inland waterway transport.

During the mission Royal HaskoningDHV signed a multimillion-euro World Bank funded contract to make the Mekong Delta, which is home to millions of people, more resilient to climate change.

Furthermore, Royal HaskoningDHV is forming a public private partnership to develop sustainable flood protection for Greater Ho Chi Minh City.

During the mission, the Dutch Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Vietnamese Government that supports further development of the PPP.

Through an innovative business model, the private sector would finance, construct and maintain flood protection works, minimizing the need for traditional (foreign) loans.

Also worth mentioning is the Another Partners for International Business program, which aims to increase cooperation between Vietnamese and Dutch companies in inland waterway transport and ports, successfully kicked-off with workshops in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Royal HaskoningDHV is a leading partner to bring knowledge and experience in developing integrated, sustainable solutions for efficient port and inland waterway transport planning.

In the workshops, new ideas were developed for improving the connectivity of the Mekong Delta to Ho Chi Minh City ports utilizing Smart River and Smart Port solutions.

 

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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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