So works are being carried out on the Petrovsky fairway in the Sea Port of St. Petersburg with the hopper dredger «Kronshlot». Currently more than 29 thousand cubic meters of the bottom soil have been seized and taken to the underwater dump. Until the end of the works, which are planned to be completed in October this year, another 5 thousand cubic meters of bottom soil will be seized, that will allow to bring the bottom marks to -11 m.
In the port of Ust-Luga, in the branch of «Rosmorport», operates the «Sommers» hopper dredger for work on the Northern approach canal, as well as a nonpropelled backhoe dredger «Vaka Nami Go» and a dirt boat «Fort» for repair dredging at the mouth of the Luga River. Actually, more than 65 thousand cubic meters of bottom soil have been seized and taken to the underwater dump. Until the end of October, another 20,000 cubic meters of the bottom soil are planned to be removed, which will bring the bottom marks on the Northern approach channel to -17.5 m and extend the turning section of the approach channel to the mouth of the Luga River to 46 m.