Nizhny Novgorod Region based Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Corporation has delivered a non-self-propelled suction hopper dredger of Project 4395 built for Rechvodput.
The ship built in the framework of “Service Fleet Modernization” is intended for the Kama Basin Administration of Inland Water Ways, announced the press center of the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) referring to Rechvodput.
According to Rechvodput, the dredger of 700 cbm/h in capacity features a removable set of cutting devises. The vessel is designed for dredging sand, silt, sand and gravel mix, maintenance dredging in harbour basins and access channels and fairways, or for filling dams.
The newbuild is equipped with a split hopper and can discharge dredged material through a 500-meter-long floating pipe or 100-m-long shore discharge pipe.
The new dredger will be used to maintain required depth on inland waterways ensuring safe navigation for passenger and cargo ships.
Key particulars of the dredger: length: 54 m; beam: 10.5 m; depth – 3.65 m; draft fully laden: 1.3 m; crew – 28; dredging capacity – 700 cbm/h.