Maintenance dredging wraps up at Shakhtersk Seaport

Maintenance dredging has been completed in the inner basin and at the approaches to the seaport of Shakhtersk (Sakhalin Region), the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) said. photo

The design depth of the access canal ensured by the dredging is now 4.5 meters.

The dredging operations were performed by the facilities of FSUE Rosmorport including non-self-propelled dredger Primorets, self-propelled barge Nevskaya, tugboat Victor Olenich and non-self-propelled barge М-350.

The Port of Shakhtersk is located on the western coast of Sakhalin has a water area of 47,280 square kilometers.

Its throughput capacity is 2.3 million tonnes per year. The port’s 28 berths have a total length of 2.1 thousand meters.

The navigation season in the port lasts from March to December, inclusive.