TSHD Severnaya Dvina Launched

The launching ceremony of the 2000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Severnaya Dvina took place at the Song Thu Corporation shipyard (part of Damen Shipyards Group) in Da Nang, Vietnam, yesterday.

The vessel, built for the FSUE Rosmorport, has been named Severnaya Dvina after the river in the European part of Russia which flows into the Dvina Bay near Arkhangelsk and Severodvisk.

The ceremony was attended by Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Da Nang, Andrei Brovarets, Rosmorport Director General, Andrei Tarasenko, representatives of Damen Shipyards Group and Song Thu shipyard management.

Rosmorport will use the vessel for maintenance dredging within the seaport of Arkhangelsk areas.

Technical characteristics:

  • Length overall: 80.35 m;
  • Length between perpendiculars: 76.1 m;
  • Width: 16.2 m;
  • Maximum dredging depth: 22 m;

The Severnaya Dvina can operate under the temperature from -35°C to +40°C.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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