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  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The average age of dredging fleet in Russia is 36 years and the country urgently needs to put new dredgers into operation, Gennady Egorov, director of the St. Petersburg-based Marine Engineering Bureau, said in a recent statement. “As of today, the Russian technical fleet consists of 2,700 vessels. During the past few years, approximately 100 […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The scope of dredging and hydraulic engineering works in Russia is expected to grow this year, informs the maritime industry media group PortNews. A series of 20 dredgers is to be built for operations on inland waterways with Damen sharing its innovative technologies with the industry. Those and other topics were in the spotlight of […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Russia continues intense development of its port infrastructure that implies a considerable scope of dredging works. Some of the largest dredging projects in the country include dry cargo area of Taman port, Utrenny terminal, port in Pionersky, port Lavna. The country is also stepping up construction of its own dredging fleet, replacing old and obsolete […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC will next week hold a presentation about the world’s first LNG-powered dredgers at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow. Established in 1642, IHC supplied more than 200 dredgers to its clients during the recent 5 year. In 2017, the company delivered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) Scheldt River (8,000m³) and […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem in the Rostov Region is now officially underway, reports the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation. According to the Ministry, the ceremony – attended by RF Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov and Rostov Region Governor Vasily Golubev – was held yesterday, April 23. In his keynote speech the Minister emphasized that the […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Russian Government has submitted its report on the development of inland water transport and maritime activities over the recent 6 years. According to the report published on the PortNews website, the capacity of transshipment facilities at seaports has increased by 24.4% to 1,053.3 million tonnes. Intense seaport infrastructure development projects are underway in Murmansk, […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Russian market is currently in need of 64 river dredgers, 26 cranes and boats for bottom-cleaning and 27 hopper barges, reported Gennady Yegorov, Director General of Marine Engineering Bureau during the Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow. According to him, it is economically efficient to build non-self-propelled suction dredgers with no living accommodation for […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Robotized dredger is to be designed in Russia, according to Mikhail Chemodanov, Technical Director of Nonius Engineering Ltd. The statement was made yesterday during the Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow, which is organized by media group PortNews. “A pumping dredger is the first to be automated,” said Mr Chemodanov. “Russia’s know-how in this sphere […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Onego Shipyard LLC, (Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia) has launched the self-propelled hopper Silnaya with a 600-cbm hold, announced FSUE Rosmorport. According to the new owner, the vessel is intended for dredged material transportation. The Silnaya is the second barge in the series of three vessels of Project HB 600 ordered by Rosmorport from Onego Shipyard. Following the launching, the […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The FIDIC Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works is now available in Russian, reported today IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies. According to IADC, first released in English, the FIDIC now has its Russian version with the French, German, Italian and Portuguese translations will soon follow. In 1999 the “Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils” […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has announced plans to establish a Service Hub in the Russian port of Novorossiysk in a Letter of Intent (LOI) signed with Delo Group of companies. According to the company, the primary aim of the Service Hub will be to optimize the services provided to the growing number of Damen vessels operating […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Recent presentation of Russian and foreign companies from the 4th Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow showed that there is a great potential for implementation of dredging projects in Russia. When speaking at the forum, Olivier Marcus, Damen’s Product Director Dredging, reminded about active involvement of Damen in construction of dredging ships in Russia adding that […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A number of projects that will require large scale dredging, including the ones in the Arctic, have been announced in Russia. The announcement was made at the recently held Dredging Conference in Moscow, where participants discussed current issues and challenges in the dredging industry. According to the government officials, the scope of this year’s dredging works […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    In 2016, Damen delivered 250 vessels including 16 vessels delivered to Russia, IAA PortNews correspondent cited Olivier Marcus, Product Director Dredging at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem. Marcus said this at today’s 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies which was opened earlier this morning in Moscow. “We delivered 4 TSHD ships (one TSHD 2000 ship with hopper capacity of 2,000 cub. […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Russia’s shipbuilding industry has been undergoing intense revival, according to Yevgeny Zagorodny, Vice-President for Civil Shipbuilding, United Shipbuilding Corporation. In his recent interview with the IAA PortNews, Mr Zagorodny spoke about new promising designs of vessels, construction of dredging ships, modernization of production facilities, state support measures, impact of sanctions, import substitution and development plans. When […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Trailing suction hopper dredger Belomorsky, belonging to Northern Shipping Company OJSC, has returned to the Port of Arkhangelsk under the flag of Russia. For the past 13 years, the vessel was operating under the flag of Portugal. Operated under a long-term charter agreement, the Belomorsky performed dredging works in Italy, continental Spain, Canary Islands and Equatorial Guinea. In […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Russian government is planning to invest approximately $15.1 million (RUB 1 billion) for the dredging and clearing of the bed operations that will be conducted along the Volga-Caspian Shipping Canal in 2016. The announcement was made by the Astrakhan Region Governor Alexander Zhilkin who said that in 2015 around $9.7 million was spent for the VCSC […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade recently presented the master plan for dredging vessels and equipment that will be acquired by the state by 2030. According to the Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, Russia’s dredging fleet built in soviet times features out-of-date characteristics and high degree of wear. “The significance of dredging operations can hardly be overestimated. The example of […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IDRECO, in cooperation with Aurum GmbH, has delivered an IMD2-350 fully electrical driven dredger to Russia. This dredger, one of the latest versions of the IDRECO Mobile Dredger Series, comes with an in-board high performance IDP350 IDRECO dredge pump with 4 double curved vanes. The dredge pump, completely manufactured in the Netherlands, is one of the most efficient and […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Professor Michael Shilin of the Russian State Hydrometeorological University (RSHU) in St. Petersburg presented, on 23rd February, two copies of the Russian translation of ’Environmental Aspects of Dredging’ to Nick Bray, who edited the original text. The presentation took place in London, at the Institution of Civil Engineers, which also hosts the UK Section of CEDA. […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The volume of dredging works which will be performed at the seaports in Russia by the end of 2015 has been estimated at 30.8 mln cbm, Executive Director of FSUE Rosmorport Andrey Lavrishchev said at the II International Forum of Dredging Companies arranged by Media Group PortNews. According to him, the works will be executed under the following […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, one of the world’s leading contractors for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy sectors, is considering the possibility of dredging the Russian rivers. The company’s branch manager for Russia, Anko Bos said today at the II International Forum of Dredging Companies that Van Oord is looking into operating at Russian rivers. According to him, the Company possesses technologies […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi gave an interview to Russia’s Sputnik news agency yesterday, on a number of issues including the bilateral relations and Egypt’s role at the Arab and African levels. In the interview, the President reviewed the New Suez Canal project, highlighting the “marvelous role” played by the Egyptian people to fund […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, one of the market leaders in Western Europe in the production of amphibious excavators and accessories, has developed a new amphibious machine, the Transporter. The Transporter is designed for transporting people and equipment through wetlands, deltas and poor load-bearing terrains. The undercarriage of the amphibious excavator is used for the Transporter. The models vary […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The II International Forum of Dredging Companies will be held on February 19, 2015, in Moscow, Russia. Participation of top managers representing the world’s major dredging companies like Van Oord, DAMEN, Jan de Nul, Mordraga, Dredge Yard, Boskalis, HYDROMEC, EKOHIDROTECHNIKA is expected at the event. Some of the topics to be covered at the 2015 conference include new dredging technologies, construction […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    On the second day of VIII Exhibition “Transport of Russia” taking place from 4 to 6 December in the framework of “Transport Week – 2014” General Director of FSUE “Rosmorprot” Andrey Tarasenko signed a range of agreements in the press-centre of “Gostiny Dvor” exhibition center in presence of Minister of Transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov. […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    VIII International Forum and Exhibition “Transport of Russia”, which is being held in Moscow December 4-6, 2014, has already raised some good quality discussions and ideas about the country’s maritime transport infrastructure.  At the event, several government officials stressed the need for Russian seaports to increase their capacity. It is necessary to boost the capacity of Russian seaports in […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Information on the Sabetta Seaport has been put on the Register of seaports of the Russian Federation under the A-18 index registry number. At the moment in Sabetta Seaport the ​​large-scale construction of the necessary coastal port infrastructure facilities is being performed in order that after commissioning of production facilities for gas liquefaction, which is […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Baltic Fuel Company Group (BFC) has received approval and permits from the St. Petersburg City Administration for creation of artificial lands of Turukhtannye Islands Oil Terminal. St. Petersburg City Administration has approved area planning documentation of land reclamation for expansion of Marine Oil Terminal “Turukhtannye Islands” based in the seaport Big Port St. Petersburg. […]