Construction of CSD General MacArthur Progressing Swiftly

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Callan Marine Ltd. from Galveston (Texas) announced today that the construction of their new cutter suction dredger (CSD) General MacArthur is moving along swiftly and right on schedule.

The vessel being built by Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) of Mobile (Alabama) was ordered earlier this year by BEAN Coastal LLC, a subsidiary of Callan Marine.

The contract includes the design, construction, delivery and installation of the complete dredging equipment package for this powerful CSD.

The newbuild named “General MacArthur” will have a total installed power of 24,000 HP (approx. 18,000 kW) and the diameter of its discharge pipe will be 31.5 inch. (approx. 800 mm).

In addition to the equipment for the CSD itself, MPW will also deliver the ball joints and pontoons for the floating discharge pipeline.

The expected completion date for the “General MacArthur” is the 4th Quarter of this year.

 

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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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