In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that took place over the past year.
Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, part of United Shipbuilding Corporation, held recently the launching ceremony for the 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Sommers’.
The self-propelled megacutter suction dredger Helios will be transported with a semi-submersible heavy transport vessel from Croatia to the Netherlands for the final outfitting at the Royal IHC yard. The launching ceremony for the CSD Helios took place on May 21st 2016 at Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia.
Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard recently held a launching ceremony for the second of three 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredgers, the Kronshlot, being built for FSUE “Rosmorport”.
The launching ceremony of a new dredging vessel, named Twin Lakes, took place in the Santa Cruz Harbor, according to Lisa Ekers, the Port District Director.
Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard together with the Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Rosmorport” recently held a launching ceremony for the third 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh, reports IAA PortNews.
The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.