Rosmorport to Dredge 12.2 Million Cubic Meters of Material in 2018

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Posted February 13, 2018

The scope of dredging works planned by FSUE Rosmorport for 2018 is estimated at 12.2 mln cbm, Andrey Lavrishchev, General Director of FSUE Rosmorport, said yesterday at the Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress organized by media group PortNews (7-8 February 2018).

According to him, 10.9 mln cbm will be dredged under maintenance projects and 1.3 mln cbm – under new construction projects. When it comes to maintenance dredging, the scope of works to be performed by the company’s own facilities will total 7.1 mln cbm.

In 2017, FSUE Rosmorport dredged 13.1 mln cbm of material including 9.5 mln cbm under maintenance projects and 3.5 mln cbm - under new construction projects. The company’s own fleet dredged 6.2 mln cbm of material.

Among the promising dredging projects Andrey Lavrishchev named the construction of a cruise terminal in Pionersky (Kaliningrad Region) with the scope of dredging of about 1.3 mln cbm, reconstruction of the shore infrastructure at the port of Gelendzhik (300,000 cbm), construction of a coal terminal in the Muchke Bay (Vanino, 1.5 mln cbm), reconstruction of Berths No 1-3 at Cape Signalny (Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, 200,000 cbm).

The head of Rosmorport also emphasized the purpose of the company to perform the bulk of maintenance dredging and part of construction dredging using Rosmorport’s own resources. However, in 2018 the company will suspend the campaign on procurement of dredgers.

Source: PortNews