First Dredging Project for Hopper Dredger Sommers

The 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Sommers’ has begun its first dredging project in the Port of Makhachkala.

Recently delivered TSHD Sommers is the lead vessel in a series of three 1000m³ TSHDs, built by Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard under the order of FSUE Rosmorport.

Delivery of the other two dredgers, Kronshlot and Kadosh, is expected to take place before the end of 2016.

The TSHDs were designed by Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Netherlands, with the working design documentation provided by Volga-Caspian Design Bureau (MNP Group), Russia.

 

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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.

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