In Kherson launched the floating dock, built for Cyprus

В Херсоне спустили на воду плавучий док, построенный для Кипра

Floating dock launched

Deck dock bigger than a football field.

Kherson plant of Athena, which is a concern Ukroboronprom, has launched the floating dock with a lifting capacity of 7100 tons, which is intended for operation in the port of Cyprus. This was announced on Wednesday, October 4, the press service of the Ukroboronprom.

“After launching the plant specialists of Pallada will take the full test cycle of the dock, after which it will be certified by the American Bureau of shipping, which would be a first in the history of the shipbuilding of Ukraine and activities of the Bureau. And in the near future, Doc is ready to be transferred to the customer – “Multimarine Shipyards Ltd”, which plans to operate a dock in the port of Limassol of Cyprus,” – said the press center.

Deck dock bigger than a football field and is 120 meters. Immersion depth Doc – 12.2 meters. The body is made of special heavy marine shipbuilding concrete, and towers with shipbuilding steel. This combination of materials will allow owners of the dock to reduce operating costs in 2-2,5 times compared with the same steel docks.

To create the dock of Kherson shipbuilders took a little more than one year.

As earlier reported, Ukroboronprom state concern in the framework of the state defense order received over the past three years, funding in the amount of 11.7 billion hryvnia.