La Ceiba Port Dredging Kicks Off

CSD Inder 9, Image source: mppt.gob.ve

The preparations for the Port of La Ceiba modernization program in Venezuela – part of the President Nicolás Maduro’s National Port System strengthening plan – are currently underway. 

This capital development scheme is set to kick off with the execution of dredging operations at this port terminal in Trujillo, the Venezuela’s Ministry of Ground Transport said in its latest release.

The work, to be conducted with the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Inder 9, will allow the docking of larger vessels, increasing the frequency and volume of cargo to be transported from the Andean Region to any part of the world through the La Ceiba Port.

Commenting the latest news, the General Manager of the Port of La Ceiba, Gabino Alonso, highlighted the necessity of this modernization program, adding that the port infrastructure needs to be optimal for the transfer of all agricultural and mining products, creating major benefits for the entire Pan American Axis and the Andean 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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