Piedroba Hosts Executive Dredging Seminar in Argentina

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In the context of the Inter-American Committee (CIP) Secretariat’s Capacity Building Program, the Organization of American States (OAS) and Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) have decided to partner with the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina to offer an Executive Dredging Seminar on November 14-15.

This day-and-a-half Seminar is geared toward Port CEO’s, General Managers, Executives, Engineers, and High-Level Government Officials.

The content shall include topics such as:

  • dredge project risk management;
  • procurement;
  • contract administration;
  • (geotechnical) data collection;
  • design of navigation projects;
  • regulatory challenges.

PCG’s Principal and CEO, Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar, said: “Argentina and the Port of Buenos Aires are active players when it comes to delivering on their navigation commitments through dredging. Administering these dredging projects with all their technical, environmental, and administrative challenges can be a demanding task, and the Seminars we host with our partners are geared towards facilitating educational services and context. We are pleased to have been invited by the Port of Buenos Aires, and look forward to supporting OAS and support CIP’s mission throughout the Americas, and help our friends in Argentina prepare for their upcoming projects.”

Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) provides marine infrastructure consultancy services throughout the Americas. They specialize in representing the owner on capital and maintenance dredging projects, ensuring successful completion within time and budget through the implementation of risk management strategies.

The Organization of American States (OAS) is the world’s oldest regional organization, dating back to the First International Conference of American States in 1889.Today, the OAS brings together all 35 Independent States of the Americas and constitutes the main political, juridical, and social governmental forum in the Hemisphere.

The OAS Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) is the only permanent Inter-American government forum that brings together the National Port Authorities of all OAS Member States for the promotion of the development of competitive, safe, sustainable, and inclusive ports in the Americas with the active participation of the private sector.

OAS’s Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) and PCG have offered Executive Dredging Seminars in Panama, Peru, and the Dominican Republic. Over 120 private and public sector participants have gone through PCG’s classes in the last two years.

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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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