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Dredging performed by ???? (China) at port Bronka from Jan’15 totals 2.6 mln cbm

Posted on June 19, 2015

The scope of dredging performed by CHINA COMMUNICATIONS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY (????) at the water area and the approach canal of the Marine Multipurpose Complex Bronka (MMPK Bronka, Big Port St. Petersburg) from the beginning of 2015 totaled 2.6 mln cbm. This information was provided by Aleksei Shukletsov, Executive Director of Bronka project investor Fenix LLC to Valentina Matvienko, Chairperson of the Federation Council of Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, and Victor Olersky, Deputy Minister of Transport, during the presentation of Bronka port construction held yesterday, on June 18, 2015.

According to Aleksei Shukletsov, total scope of dredging to be performed during the navigation period of 2015 is to exceed 13 mln cbm to ensure the depth of the approach canal and the water area of MMPK Bronka of up to 14.4 m, thus making Bronka a deepwater port of Saint-Petersburg.

“Thus, in September 2015, minimum draught at the entire water area and the approach canal will be reach 11.2 m, which is the draught of the port of Saint-Petersburg.
By the end of the navigation period, dredging work is to be completed with the draught reaching 14.4 m,” Aleksei Shukletsov said.

He also reminded that the scope of dredging operations executed in 2014 by subcontractor Boskalis (the Netherlands) totaled 14.8 mln cbm of material.

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