China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) will perform the dredging of the approach canal and berthing area at Marine Multipurpose Complex Bronka (MMPK Bronka).
According to Baltstroi CJSC, the Chinese contractor will dredge approximately 13 mln cbm of material from the area during the navigation period of 2015.
The CCCC fleet of 20 dredging units, including support vessels, will be involved in the works. The main aim of the project is to ensure the depth of 14.4 m for the MMPK Bronka.
СССС has already begun with the preparation for the fleet departure from China to the Baltic Sea. The dredging project is expected to begin in April 2015.
The Marine Multipurpose Complex Bronka (MMPK Bronka) is being built on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland. The Bronka Complex will comprise of three specialized facilities: a container terminal encompassing 107 hectares, the Ro-Ro terminal of 57 ha and a logistics center of 42 ha.
Upon the completion of construction and dredging activities, MMPK Bronka will have the designed depth of 14,4 meters enabling it to accommodate post-Panamax containerships and the ferries of Finnstar class.
The launch of MMPK Bronka operations is scheduled for September 2015.