international magazine
03 / 2018

Unique floating dock with 40,000 t lifting capacity delivered on Zvezda Shipyard

On the 25 of July 2018 a floating transfer dock with a lifting capacity of 40,000 t has been delivered and moored to the berth of Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex. The floating transfer dock is one of the shipyard's key elements. It is designed for heaving off large-sized marine vessels 300 m in length and over 50 m in width with a launching mass up to 40,000 t, as well as marine equipment, like drilling platforms and their pieces (bases and topsides)