Krasnoye Sormovo Ready to Launch Hopper Dredger Kadosh

Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard is about to launch the third 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh, being built for the Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Rosmorport”.

According to the shipbuilder, the TSHD Kadosh launching ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, October 5th 2016.

First two ships of the TSHD 1000 design, named Sommers and Kronshlot, have been already delivered to the customer.

Krasnoye Sormovo, now part of United Shipbuilding Corporation, is one of the oldest Russian shipbuilding companies, founded back in 1849.

The contract between Rosmorport and the shipyard was signed in April 2014 with the assistance of MNP Group. The TSHD 1000 was designed by Damen Shipyards Gorinchem (Netherlands) and working design documentation was provided by Volga-Caspian Design Bureau (MNP Group, Russia).