Ship Launching Ceremonies of 2016

In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that took place over the past year.


Krasnoye Sormovo Launches TSHD Sommers

Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, part of United Shipbuilding Corporation, held recently the launching ceremony for the 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Sommers’.


Megacutter Dredger Helios Ready for Final Outfitting

The self-propelled megacutter suction dredger Helios will be transported with a semi-submersible heavy transport vessel from Croatia to the Netherlands for the final outfitting at the Royal IHC yard. The launching ceremony for the CSD Helios took place on May 21st 2016 at Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia.


Krasnoye Sormovo Launches Rosmorport’s Second TSHD

Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard recently held a launching ceremony for the second of three 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredgers, the Kronshlot, being built for FSUE “Rosmorport”.


Launching Ceremony of New Dredger Twin Lakes

The launching ceremony of a new dredging vessel, named Twin Lakes, took place in the Santa Cruz Harbor, according to Lisa Ekers, the Port District Director.


Krasnoye Sormovo Launches TSHD Kadosh

Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard together with the Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Rosmorport” recently held a launching ceremony for the third 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh, reports IAA PortNews.


World’s First LNG-Powered TSHD Minerva Hits the Water

The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.