Rosmorport’s Newest Hopper Dredger Ready for Delivery

Last week, Rosmorport’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger, the ‘Sommers’, successfully completed her sea trials.

The vessel is the first in a series of three 1000 m³ TSHDs, under construction at the Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard.

The Sommers, named after the island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, was launched in January 2016.

During the tests, functioning of all mechanisms and systems of the ship was checked including the ship’s intake and discharge equipment.

Following the completion of mooring and sea trials, final preparations are being carried out ahead of the vessel delivery to the North-West Basin Branch of Rosmorport.

 

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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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