Russia. Dredging operations started in three sea ports


In 2017, maintenance dredging operations are planned in the Big port Saint-Petersburg at a volume of 152,000 cubic meters and in the Ust-Luga port at 80,000 cubic meters, the Russian sea port agency reports. The projects envisage maintenance dredging to ensure safe navigation and maintain nameplate dimensions of the water areas, approach channels and fairways of the Big port Saint-Petersburg and Ust-Luga for the period till 2026, reports UkrAgroConsult.

In addition, 420,000 cubic meters of maintenance dredging will be carried out in the Makhachkala sea port in 2017.

The scope of maintenance dredging by the Russian sea port agency in water areas and approach channels of the country’s sea ports totaled over 11 Ml cubic meters last year, or up more than 30% from 2015. These works were performed in water areas and approach channels of the sea ports of Arkhangelsk, Makhachkala, Tuapse, Temryuk, Kavkaz, Yeysk, Shakhtersk, Ust-Luga and Novorossiysk.



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