Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) October 24, 2018 – At an event called “Dredging Day”, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has presented the various dredging projects at Ukrainian ports, canals and inland waterways to interested local and international companies.
“Conducting of the capital and operational dredging in the ports is one of the main tasks that the state put for USPA. In the past two years, we have managed to ensure that the world’s leading companies began to participate in tenders for the capital dredging in Ukrainian ports. This allowed us to achieve savings on the capital dredging projects in the ports of Yuzhny and Chernomorsk in the amount of more than 400 million UAH,” said the head of the USPA, Raivis Veckagans.
USPA will provide all the necessary information so that the dredging companies can plan their work and take into account USPA projects when mobilizing and redeploying their dredging fleet in 2019. Also, experts of USPA are ready to provide all the necessary information on the preparation of documents companies that plan to submit applications for participation..
The planned scope of work on projects that submitted to potential contractors is 16.335 million m³, which is in two times higher than in the current year.
Dredging projects in 2019 will include the ports of: Kherson, Reni, Izmail, Odessa, Berdiansk, Mariupol, as well as on the Bugsko-Dneprovsko-Limansky channel; Kiev, Kamensky, Kanevsky, Kremenchugsky, Dneprodzerzhinsky, Dnieper and Kakhovsky reservoirs. The planned scope of operational dredging in seaports, canals and inland waterways is 8.88 million m³.
Representatives of the Dutch companies such as Jan De Nul NV, Van Oord, Royal Boskalis Westminster, Deme (Belgium), China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd, Rohde Nielsen (Denmark), and local companies “Specialized technical bureau Azimuth” LLC “Ukrstroyservis”, LLC “Tis –Hydrotechnic”, LLC “Complex-Delta” all took part in the vent.
In 2018, USPA realizes projects on capital dredging in the ports of Chernomorsk and Yuzhny. Work on maintaining the passport depths are ongoing in the ports of Izmail, Reni, Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Mariupol, Berdiansk, in the near future it is planned to begin work in the port of Kherson.