DCI Bags NMPT Dredging Contract

DCI XXI trailing suction hopper dredger (Royal IHC photo)

New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) has selected Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) to perform the post-monsoon maintenance dredging of the port, informs the NMPT.

Under the contract, DCI will carry out the post monsoon dredging operations, including the dredging at berth no 16.

Port officials expect dredging to begin from mid-September 2019.

The contractor will deploy a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) to complete the maintenance dredging project.

NMPT also announced that Mercator Ltd discontinued the dredging work at the port from June onwards.

The release said NMPT maintained the declared drafts during the monsoon period as done in the previous years. A vessel owned by Shipping Corporation of India — MT Desh Rakshak — drawing a draft of 13.5 meters, berthed at berth no. 11 on August 31.

 

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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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