Rosmorport plans massive dredging operations in 2021

During the recent Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow, FSUE Rosmorport shared the company’s dredging plans for 2021.

According to the forecast, FSUE Rosmorport will dredge 28.3 million cbm of material in 2021 including 20 million cbm of capital dredging and 8.3 million cbm of maintenance dredging.

In 2020, the total scope of dredging performed under Rosmorport’s projects totaled 16 million cbm. The company is gradually increasing the share of dredging operations performed by its own vessels. In 2021, it will reach 8 million cbm.

Among the ambitious dredging projects being implemented in seaports of Russia are the construction of new dry bulk terminals in the port of Ust-Luga (total scope of dredging estimated at 14.5 million cbm), freight and passenger terminal in Pionersky of the Kaliningrad Region (1.3 million cbm), reconstruction of KSK grain terminal in Novorossiysk and infrastructure development in the port of Gelendzhik (0.7 million cbm), construction of LNG facility in the Bechevinskaya Bay of the Kamchatka Territory (16.5 million cbm) and Sukhodol port (7.1 million cbm).

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