Mark Stanley and Carl Daini were aboard the Alfonso de Albuquerque dredge, one of five dredgers that South American Dredging Company — subsidiary of the Belgian group Jan De Nul — has designated for operations in the area.
US Ambassador, Mark Stanley and his wife from Belgium, Carl DunnAnd Visited in Corrientes Alfonso de Albuquerque rig, one of the 5 rigs of the South American Dredging Company – of the Belgian group Jan de Nulfor its operations in the region.
It was a strategic visit at the time of negotiations with the International Monetary Fund. “What a wonderful opportunity to learn firsthand about the important dredging business that makes the Paraná River such an efficient and efficient way to move goods in and out of the country. Thanks to @jandenulgroup for the invitation and to Amb. KarlDhaene for joining us,” Stanley tweeted.
“Honored to visit, with my fellow @USAm AmbassadorARG, Mark Stanley, the @Jandenulgroup dredge in Corrientes. I was impressed with the quality of work the Belgian company has been doing for several decades in Argentina and the region. #Hidrovia,” Dhaene posted.
The ship, flying the Argentine flag and with its Argentine crew, is known as the first in the world to have a gas filtration system that achieves a certified reduction of 99% of residual combustion particles, thus complying with Euro V environmental standards.