Onezhsky Launches New Hopper Dredger for Rosmorport

Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard (Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia) has held a launching ceremony for the trailing suction hopper dredger Yury Maslyukov, which is designed by Damen for FSUE Rosmorport.

Image source: Rosmorport

The ceremony took place on August 23, and was attended by Sergey Vakhrukov, Deputy Secretary of Russia’s Security Council; Artur Parfenchikov, head of the Republic of Karelia; Vasily Strugov, Deputy General Director of FSUE Rosmorport for Fleet; Gleb Turichinm Rector of Saint-Petersburg State Technical University; Vladimir Maizus, Onezhsky Shipyard Director, and other officials.

According to the release, the ship of TSHD-2000 design is a state-of-the-art product combining recent technological solutions and accumulated experience of operating earlier built ships of the same design.

TSHD Yury Maslyukov is built for the Arkhangelsk Branch of FSUE Rosmorport.

The company is going to use the ship for the maintenance dredging operations in the water area and approaches to the seaport of Arkhangelsk and at the seaport of Kaliningrad.

Following the launch of the vessel, the shipyard will continue with the outfitting works, start-up and adjustment works, mooring and sea trials.

Vessel particulars: LOA – 84.8 m, molded length – 76.3 m, breadth – 16.2 m, draft during dredging – 5.1 m, maximum depth of dredging – 22 m, hold capacity – 2,000 cbm.