BMPD; December 9th, 8:41 pmThe largest floating dock arrived in Russia
According to the Federal Agency for Marine and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot), a new floating dock PD-100 with a carrying capacity of 100 thousand tons has arrived in Russia from the construction site in Qingdao (China), which will become the largest floating dock in Russia. On December 8, 2022, the dock was towed to Vladivostok for clearance, and on December 9, the floating dock PD-100 arrived at its destination in the waters of Chazhma Bay, Strelok Bay, Peter the Great Bay, where with the help of six tugboats it will be installed in its regular place.
The dock was installed at JSC 30 Ship Repair Plant, where, as part of the plant’s modernization program, a modern production facility is being created to perform outfitting work and service (warranty) repairs of civilian ships as part of inter-factory cooperation with the Zvezda shipbuilding complex.
Towed to Vladivostok, a new floating dock PD-100 with a carrying capacity of 100 thousand tons, built in China in the interests of the Zvezda shipbuilding complex (Bolshoy Kamen), 08.12.2022 (с) Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia
The PD-100 dock is to be operated in the interests of the Zvezda shipbuilding complex (Bolshoy Kamen, Primorsky Krai) and was built in Qingdao at the Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry Company (BSIC), which is part of the Chinese state shipbuilding corporation China State Shipbuilding Corporation ( CSSC).
the greatest length is 351.4 m;
maximum width - 95.5 m;
height from the bottom to the top deck - 30.5 m;
displacement during transport draft - 92.6 thousand tons.
Recall that earlier, in July 2018, the Zvezda shipbuilding complex received the Vympel transport and transfer floating dock with a carrying capacity of 40,000 tons, also built in Qingdao at the Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry Company (BSIC). Also in the interests of SSK Zvezda, a large floating dock PD-41 with a carrying capacity of 80 thousand tons, located in Chazhma Bay, built in 1978 in Japan, is used.