7th International Forum of Dredging Companies

The 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies was held on 26 February 2020 in Moscow as part of the 3rd International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” that gathered over 300 delegates.

PortNews Media Group appreciates the support of the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency , Rosatom and Rosmorport, its General Partner.

PortNews is especially grateful to Damen Shipyards Group, General Sponsor of the Congress, and BLRT REPAIR YARDS, Sponsor of the event.

We also thank the Forum Sponsors: Boskalis, KTK-Bunker, Yan De Nul, Nonius Engineering, Composit, Van Oord, Mordraga as well as the Conference Sponsors: GTNS and Truboshpunt Engineering; Industry Partners: International Association of Foundation Contractors, IADC; General Media Partner in foreign countries: Dredging Today; General Media Partner in Russia: Journal "HYDROTECHNIKA"; Media Partner: First Arctic TV channel "Yamal-Region".

The discussions covered hydrological aspects of the Nizhny Novgorod hydrosystem project including alternative solutions, prospects and problems of operating water facilities within the jurisdiction of Federal Water Resources Agency, key design solutions for water supply to Volga-Akhtubinsk flood plain, subsea construction and assembly works of Marine Rescue Service, state-of-the-art technologies for waterproofing and repair of HES, wearproof technologies for hydraulic mechanization works, concrete prot methods, functioning of HES on IWW of Russia, construction of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem on the Don river, reconstruction of the Volga-Don Canal, construction of beach-holding structures and wave suppressing beaches near the town of Svetlogorsk in the Kaliningrad Region, unstable soil stabilization with microcement, application of high-strength mesh structures for hydraulic engineering work in ports.