Dry dock is the «Star» will be commissioned in 2020, Sechin said

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya in Photobacterium PJSC NC Rosneft Igor Sechin during a visit to the far Eastern shipbuilding centre the Star in the city of Bolshoi Kamen in Primorsky Krai. 11 Sep 2018Dry dock is the «Star» will be commissioned in 2020, Sechin said© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya the image Bank

The shipyard «Zvezda» intends to reduce the time of construction of the dry dock and deliver it in 2020, said the head of «Rosneft» Igor Sechin.

At the ceremony of the first concrete pouring in the Foundation of the dry dock he reminded that in 2017, work began on land development and excavation of the dry dock.

«Earlier, according to the schedule planned to complete the project in 2023. Today work is in full swing, we intend to significantly reduce construction time and to pass dry dock by the end of 2020,» — said Sechin.

According to him, Doc is a complex hydraulic structure dimensions 485 to 114 to 14 meters.

«Its settings will allow you to build all existing and future court almost without restrictions on tonnage, and the launching weight of hulls, including the largest Arctic LNG carrier designed to operate on the Northern sea route within the framework of the project «Arctic LNG», drilling vessels of high ice-class, nuclear-powered icebreakers ‘ Leader, marine equipment and other unique vessels,» — said the head of «Rosneft».

Sechin added that the dry dock is currently manufacturing another crane «Goliath» with the capacity of 1200 tons, and also produced the dam (hydraulic gate), and tower cranes. In June of 2019 this equipment will be delivered to the construction site for installation. Construction of the main outfitting workshops dry dock will also start ahead of schedule in 2019, assured a top Manager.