3rd Quarter 2008

 

Dredging Skills Courses 2008

Slated for Port Harcourt, River State
October 15-18, 2008

 

DREDGING TECHNICAL WORKSHOP – P.H.

ORIENTATION AND SKILLS REFRESHER COURSES FOR:

  • DREDGE OWNERS, OPERATORS, FINANCIERS/CONSULTANTS,
  • DREGEMASTERS AND ENGINEERS AND MEAs
  • DECKHANDS AND SAND STOCKPILE SITE FIELD STAFF, ETC.

This is a combination of Dredger introductory, familiarization and refresher courses for Owners/Operators, Dredgemasters/Engineers and Financiers/Consultants of Dredgers and Dry Plants on the one hand; and various categories of Deckhands/sand stockpile field staff, etc on the other hand. To begin to address the massive need for knowledge and information by operators and employees in the dredging sector, all interested persons who fit into the sector and service providers invited to attend.

For Dredger Owners’/Operators’ & Financiers
Dredging Familiarization and Refresher Course: 15th Oct. 2008

For Dredge Deck Hands’ And Sand Stockpile Field Staff, Etc
Introductory / Basic Orientation Course (Theory and Practical): Oct. 16th & 17th 2008
(Admission available for only 40 delegates – first come, first served.)

For Dredge Masters, Engineers and MEAs
Dredgemasters Refreshers course: Oct.18th, 2008

 

Dredge Owners / Operators / Financiers
Dredging Appreciation / Refresher Course Outline  

  • Special New Topic: EMERGING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN SOLID MINERALS IN NIGERIA: A FOCUS ON GRANITE QUARRIES. By a Russian trained Mining Engineer.
  • Community relations and security consciousness.
  • Proving Sand Search Reports: The Pre-dredging and soil investigations; proving sand search reports; reconciling disputes about quantity.
  • Pipes and Hoses: Relationship to gravity of the slurry, pressures, seawater versus fresh water, flanges and couplings: By a hands-on field engineer.
  • Dredger Acquisition: What owners must know beforehand..

Dredge Masters / Engineers / MEAs
Dredger Operations Refresher Course Outline.

  • Functions of the DredgeMaster.
  • Functions of the Dredge Engineer
  • Dredgers’ Different Control Rooms: Getting familiar with Dredger characteristics; i.e. dredgers from different American and European dredger makers.
  • Essentials of Engine Servicing and Performance.

Deck Hands / Sand Stockpile Field Staff
Dredger Appreciation /Refresher Course Outline.

  • Dredger environment: do’s and don’ts (Basic housekeeping – what a deck hand is likely to face onboard the dredger.)
  • Rigging ropes and splicing wires
  • Maintenance of the vessel – (Painting, chipping, greasing and keeping clean ship
  • Mooring ships in low and high tides
  • Working with cranes, anchors, winches, etc.
  • Watch-keeping and logs.
  • Fire-fighting and First Aid, bandaging and gauze application.
  • Work attires and safety apparel.

Some mining dredge makers have indicated interest to come in and deliver talks on available equipment for dredging and other mining purposes.

Dates:
Wednesday – Friday, October 15-18, 2008

Venue:
Workshop Centre
PH, River State.

Course Fees:
Owners/Operators/Financiers/Consultants: N75,000.00

DredgeMasters/Engineers/MEAs: N75,000.00

Deck Hands: N45,000.00

Cheques are made payable to Dredge Skills And Marine Training Centre Ltd.

For Details contact –

SUITE E187, IKOTA SHOPPING COMPLEX, VGC, AJA,
LEKKI LAGOS.

Tel: +234 1 7928166; +234 (0)803 337 8735; 07025190830

Email: editor@ddhmag.com

Web: www.ddhmag.com

If any intending participant needs information on nearby hotels, they should email such requests via editor@ddhmag.com and we shall provide available information.

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HOTELS IN NEAR PROXIMITY TO VENUE OF THE NIGERIAN DREDGING SUMMIT 2008

Protea Hotel, Oakwood Park, Lekki Lagos Nigeria.
+234 1 270 2900; reservations@oakwoodng.com

Discount on room rates applies to all delegates who sign up for the Nigerian Dredging Summit 2008. Call Protea Hotel for details.

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NICON HOTEL AJAH, LEKKI LAGOS.
Telephone: +234 1 461-2000

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TRAVEL HOUSE HOTEL, AJAH LEKKI LAGOS

TRAVEL HOUSE LEKKI.
Telephone: +234 1 462-7423, +234 1 462-7424
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LEKKI ASTORIA HOTEL

LEKKI ASTORIA HOTEL
Telephone: +234 1 7918381; +234 1 8509170
email: lekkiastorialhotel@yahoo.com
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HOTEL BELLISSIMO LEKKI

HOTEL BELLISSIMO LEKKI
Telephone: +234 1 8129195; +234 1 8163411;
+234 1 8163614.