New Dredger Under Construction
The construction of a new vessel of dredging fleet, project TSHD 2000, has been launched to the RS class in Da Nang, Vietnam. The keel laying ceremony was held at Song Thu Corporation shipyard on 21 November 2014. It was attended by Andrey Tarasenko, General Director of FSUE Rosmorport, and Pavel Shikhov, RS Chief Operating Officer.
The ship has been designed by Damen Shipyards Gorinchem.
RS class notation: KM✪ Ice1 R1 AUT2 hopper dredger.
A new vessel of dredging fleet is intended for extraction and removal of spoil, dredging of fairways, channels and roads to keep waterways safe. It is characterised by combination of the suction dredger and hopper barge functions.
The ship is being built by FSUE Rosmorport order. Work completion is scheduled for February 2016. The specialists of the RS Branch Office in Vietnam are in charge of survey during construction. A new vessel will be operated at the port of Arkhangelsk.
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