Another Successful Project for Damen DOP200

A Damen DOP submersible dredge pump was put to the test recently in a lake dredging project in the large nature park Oberspreewald in Eastern Germany.

In order to complete the project fast, as wildlife breeding season was approaching, a DOP200 was purchased at the end of February.

The DOP200 was attached to and powered by a 33 tons Doosan, type DX 300-5.

This excavator had been adapted in only 4 days to enable it to drive the DOP200s hydraulics; the adaptations included amongst others the installation of different valves and switches as well as additional pressure meters and hoses.

The DOP worked with a max dredging depth of 4,5 m, removing sand which had been deposited by currents over the years.

The sand was pumped through floating pipe lines into 50m³ barges which were moored alongside the pontoon.

The DOP successfully removed around 30.000m³ of sand in 3 weeks’ time – under many restrictions the bird sanctuary imposes.

 

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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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