Makhachkala dredging kicks off

A maintenance dredging program in the operating basin near the construction Berth No. 6 at the Port of Makhachkala is now underway.


For this project, FSUE Rosmorport’s Makhachkala regional branch deployed its own excavator – with a boom length of 8.2m – and a dredging pump with cutter head to perform dredging works directly from the berth.

Rosmorport photo

Rosmorport will to dredge more than 1200 cbm of material to deepen the basin to the -5.5m mark.

According to the company, the dredge material will be transported through a pipeline to the coastal dump at a distance of 150 m.

Dredging works are carried out by the Makhachkala branch in accordance with the approved design documentation for maintenance dredging to keep the design depths of the basin and approach channels of the seaport of Makhachkala for the period 2019-2028.