CCECC showcases TSHD Xin Zi Lang 5 at Mongla Port

China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) hosted an open day event at Mongla Port recently, showcasing their advanced trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Xin Zi Lang 5.

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The event, started on Tuesday, aimed to raise awareness about marine engineering and share technology with the local community, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha BSS (the National News Agency of Bangladesh) reports.

Over 400 people, including Mongla Port Authority officials, students, and teachers from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) participated in the event.

During the presentation, attendees toured the dredger, learning about its operation and the importance of dredging projects in maintaining smooth waterway access for commercial vessels at Mongla Upazila.
The TSHD Xin Zi Lang 5, one of the most advanced dredgers in Bangladesh, arrived in 2021 and has already removed over 2.4 million cubic meters of sand from these areas, ensuring the navigability of the Pussur Channel for commercial vessels of the Mongla Port.