Tsimlyansk Shipyard builds three cutter suction dredgers for STLC

Rostov Oblast based Tsimlyansky Marine Engineering Plant (Tsimlyansk Shipyard, CSMZ) is set to build three non-self-propelled cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) for State Transport Leasing Company (STLC), PortNews said.

Capacity of the dredgers will be around 500 cbm/h.

Rosmorrechflot plans to gradually replace the outdated and decommissioned dredging fleet in its branches.

Fleet modernization is carried out both at the expense of the federal budget and under the leasing programs of STLC.

Tsimlyansky Marine Engineering Plant is a modern shipbuilding company – a Russian enterprise specializing in the construction of dredgers, dredge pumps and components, the production of equipment for hydraulic engineering structures and hydraulic excavation.

The three dredgers contract is valued at RUB 690 million ($9.3 million).

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