PJSC launches new hopper dredger

Launching of the Project 4395 the second non-self-propelled suction hopper dredger – took place yesterday at Gorodets, Nizhny Novgorod Region based Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Corporation PJSC.


According to the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot), the dredger’s design was developed by a Rostov based bureau Stapel.

The vessel was built under the 2024 Comprehensive Plan for Modernization and Expansion of Core Infrastructure (CPMI).

The dredger’s specifications:

  • length: 55.1 m;
  • beam: 10.5 m;
  • depth – 3.65 m;
  • draft fully laden: 1.3 m;
  • crew – 28;
  • dredging capacity – 700 cbm/h.