Rosmorport’s Astrakhan branch expands dredging fleet

Rosmorport’s Astrakhan branch fleet has now been expanded with the dredging vessel Kronshlot.

According to the company, the dredger was earlier operated by Rosmorport’s North-West Basin Branch.

The Kronshlot, built by Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard (Nizhny Novgorod) in 2016, is the 10th ship of the branch’s dredging fleet and the 36th of its entire fleet.

Vessel particulars:

  • LOA – 62,6 m;
  • Beam – 14 m;
  • Draft – 4,25 m;
  • Hopper capacity – 1000 m3.
  • Class notation: KM Ice1 R1 AUT2 Hopper Dredger.

The TSHD 1000 series vessels are able to dredge to a depth of 20 meters and operate at water temperatures -2 ° C to + 20 ° C.

Photo: Rosmorport