Bagayevsky project celebrates milestone

Russian Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) has signed Acceptance Certificate for Phase 1 of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem project.


The main aim of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem project is to solve the problems of navigation on the Volga-Don Waterway.

According to Rosmorrechflot, the acceptance certificate was signed for Phase 1 (the preparation period) of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem, after the commission finished its work on May 12, 2021.

The commission included representatives of Rosmorrechflot, Azov-Don Basin Administration, Stroytransgaz JSC (General Contractor) and Aquatic JSC (designer).

The construction works foreseen by the Federal Project “Inland Water Ways” under the Comprehensive Plan for Modernization and Expansion of Core Infrastructure (CPMI) till 2024 are divided into two phases.

The tender on construction of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem’s Phase 1 facilities (the preparation period) was won by Stroytransgaz in 2018.

The Phase 1 works included: building a berth for the construction base; construction of a navigable channel including dredging works at the berth; a yard for production/service/auxiliary facilities; temporary electric line, etc.

Once finished, the Bagayevsky project will solve the problems of navigation on the Volga-Don Waterway and water supply of the Rostov and Volgograd regions. The hydrosystem will provide guaranteed depth of the navigable pass on the Don river at 4 meters to ensure its availability for river-going ships, ships of mixed river/sea class and small sea-going ships.