Sabetta Port Project Progresses According to Schedule

Federal facilities of Sabetta Port, being built under Yamal-LNG project, will be completed according to the schedule, said Artem Melnikov, Director of Fertoing Ltd., one of the project contractors, at the 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies.

The international dredging conference, organized by Media Group PortNews, took place yesterday in Moscow.

According to Alexander Ivanyuk, Technical Director of Mordraga LLC, DEME’s Russian subsidiary and the company in charge of Sabetta dredging, the year of 2016 is to see dredging at the port’s water area up to -15.2 meters and at the access channel up to -15.1 meters.

The completion of the second phase of the sea channel (up to 495 meters wide) and the access channel (up to 295 meters wide) is scheduled for 2017, Ivanyuk added.

Total amount of dredging works at Sabetta Port for the 2014-2017 period will include removal of 68.6 mln cbm of material.

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