With port modernisation and expansion of capacities urging to meet emerging demand, it is essential that the port management and port staff are equipped with latest knowledge and technical advances for meeting the new challenges. JNPT organised a seminar on ‘Dredging Strategy and Technology for Ports’ at JNPT Antwerp Port Training and Consultancy Foundation Training centre. Officials from Mumbai Port, V.O. Chidambaranar, Visakhapatnam, Kolkata, Haldia Dock Complex, Paradip, JNPT, Cochin, Chennai, Deendayal Port took part in the five days seminar.
Stefaan Jozef Ides, a trainer from Belgian Port, conducted the training workshop. The aim of the workshop was to take an overview of the modern dredging techniques and their application to create new port infrastructure and maintain port access using the best available dredging technologies and strategies.