History


1963.
Plovput was established. First business activities were related to inland waterways marking. Before Plovput was founded, these activities were managed by River Traffic Directorate.

1964.
Introduction of echologo, new survey equipment from Atlas Company, Germany.

1968.
Introduction of Radar Marking System

1963-1970.
In this period, 173.724 m³ of stone material was transported and installed in various river training structures, and 277.995 m³ of river drift was dredged 121 project was managed in the field of technical documentation and river training works

1974.
Modernization of marking system. Buoys with radar reflectors made of aluminum alloy, with electronic lighting signals were applied. Along with these improvements, anchors made of cast iron were substituted with concrete anchors which are lighter and easier for manipulation.

1971 - 1980.
In this period, 1.063.881 m³ of stone material was transported and installed in various river training structures, and 925.916 m³ of river drift was dredged. 224 projects were managed in the field of: technical documentation, monitoring of morphological changes in waterways, dredging, securing required parameters of waterways, etc.

1983.
First computer in Plovput 1985. - Introduction of Polarfiks survey equipment from Atlas Company, Germany.

1981 - 1990.
In this period, 600.416 m³ of stone material was transported and installed in various river training structures, and 1.237.550 m³ of river drift was dredged. 81 project was managed related to: technical documentation, monitoring of morphological changes in waterways, technical papers, dredging, securing required parameters of waterways, etc.

1995.
Introduction of new equipment for survey (Marimatehc, Denmark) that allows usage of GPS technology for positioning and greater mobility

1999.
Introduction of Side Scan Sonar, equipment for side survey of river bottom 1991 – 2000. - In this period, 43.841 m³ of stone material was transported and installed in various river training structures, and 615.400 m³ of river drift was dredged. 51 project was managed in the field of: technical documentation, monitoring of morphological changes in waterways, technical papers, dredging, securing required parameters of waterways, etc.

2002.
First Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC) developed in Plovput.

2003.
Introduction of Plovput website.

2004.
Introduction of solar marking devices. Transition to solar energy is long-term technical solution for waterways marking. Beside energy savings, this system provides positive environmental effects.

2005.
Intensive development of River Information Services started

2006.
The Danube River in Serbia completely covered with solar lamps Participation on the first project financed by EU – MARUSE.

2007.
RIS center was opened in Plovput

2008.
The entire course of the Tisza covered with solar lamps

2009.
Beginning of the project implementation of RIS in Serbia

2001 - 2009.
In this period, 8.198 m³ of stone material was transported and installed, and 208.995 m³ of river drift was dredged (data till 2003.). More than 50 projects was conducted related to: monitoring of morphological changes in waterways, dredging, etc.

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