PREGOL Shiprepair Yard
PREGOL Shiprepair Yard located in the ice-free port of Kaliningrad is one of the most dynamically developing shiprepair yards of the North-West region of Russia. The history of PREGOL Shiprepair Yard started in 1947 when shiprepair workshops had been set up at the territory of the «Forest Harbor». About one hundred and fifty people worked there at the workshops. The shiprepair yard was founded on October 1, 1959. Until 1990 the company specialized in the repair of large freezer trawlers. The yard provides shipowners with the full range of services for maintaining ships in the complete technical readiness. The company maintains pricing policy, tailored to the needs and abilities of customers. PREGOL has the most modern equipment, three floating docks from 4,500 to 5,700 tons lifting capacity and uses the latest ship repair technologies.
The yard repairs around one hundred vessels of various types every year. Highly qualified staff and extensive experience in ship repair permit to perform work of any complexity, from emergency repair to major overhaul and modernization.
The Shiprepair yard takes its name from the Pregol River, with its numerous tributaries is the main waterarea system. It is formed at the confluence of the Instruch rivers (right component) and Angrap (left component), originating on the Baltic ridge. The main source is the Angrap River with its tributary - Pissa. The length without tributaries is 123.0 km. total area catchment area - 14,300 km2 (Russia 6,783 thousand km2, Poland 7,571 thousand km2). The width of the river valley is 1.0–1.5 km, the width of the river is from 20 to 80 m. Average depth 2–3 m, in the lower reaches in places up to 9–16 m. River bottom is sandy, rarely muddy.
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