The U.S. based Ellicott Dredges in an online meeting with Turkmen officials offered to supply 150 dredgers, which can be used in the development of water management and to clean water bodies, to Turkmenistan.
The Turkmen side was represented by the Minister of Finance and Economy Muhammetgeldi Serdarov, the Chairman of the State Committee for Water Resources Guyzgeldi Bayjanov while the Ellicott Dredges was represented by the company’s Chief Executive Officer Benjamin Sumpter.
The sides agreed to consider the announced business proposals for further cooperation and confirmed their interest in developing the partnership.
The meeting participants also noted the importance of environmental projects implemented in Turkmenistan, including the Turkmen Lake Altyn Asyr. The creation of the lake will contribute to improving the climate conditions in the region and will provide an opportunity to reuse drainage waters, according to the report.
Established in 1885, Ellicott Dredges is one of the oldest manufacturers in the world that specializes in the design and building of dredges and dredge machinery. Over the years, it has buily nearly 2.5 thousand pieces of machinery and exported to 112 countries.