"We’ve finished the previous phase and development of the small-size waterjet timely and effectively", shared Blagirev. "Now, it’s time for the third phase, and we’re going to design and assemble the trial samples of larger waterjets".
DM Technology performs works under the contract tied in December 2018 with the St. Petersburg State Maritime Technical University (SMTU) for "designing of basic project of hydrojet propulsion units with power up to 1.5 MW to ensure commercial production of fast-speed and high-navigable vessels".
In its turn, SMTU works on Slamming-Vodozabor project funded by the Russian Ministry of Industry & Trade. The contract implies development of technology to create the range of the waterjets said above.
In the long run, Russian hydrojet powerplants may replace the products of New Zealand’s HamiltonJet, Finnish Wartsila or British Rolls-Royce.
"Potential customers of such items are fishery companies, Russian ministry of emergency situations, recreation fleet, security agencies, and other users operating in severe weather conditions of high seas and inland waters", state the papers of the Ministry of Industry & Trade.According to the tender documents, the works for the said ministry shall end on October 29, 2020.
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