Nevsky Shipyard lays down two multipurpose salvage vessels of project MPSV12
On June 2, 2015, Nevsky Shipyard laid down two multipurpose salvage vessels of project MPSV12, IAA PortNews journalist reports.
The ceremony was attended by the representatives of the Direction of State Contractor of Marine Transport Development Program, Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, management and personnel of the shipyard, equipment and materials suppliers.
According to Dmitry Golovach, representative of the Direction of State Contractor of Marine Transport Development Program, the lead ship is to be built in 2017 with the series to be completed in 2018.
He also said all the vessels of the series will be put into operation in 2018.
4 vessels are being built for the Direction of State Contractor of Marine Transport Development Program. The project has been developed by Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb, JSC.
Major characteristics: LOA – some 79.85 m, width overall - 17.36 m, depth 6.70 m, draught at DWL - 3.20 m, maximum draught - 4.50 m, deadweight with maximum draught – about 1,820 t, maximum capacity of main engine - 2Х2,600 KW, speed – 14 knots.
Class notation of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping: КМ Arc5  AUT2 FF2WS DYNPOS-2 SalvageShip.
The vessel is intended for stand by, rescue operation in areas of ship-ping, fishing, sea oil and gas fields according to the ship class; providing sea towing of vessels, floating objects and constructions in ice conditions and at open water, towing service of damaged vessels and objects to shelter area; search of and assistance to vessel is in distress; search, rescue, evacuation and placing of people, providing first aid to injured persons; providing assistance at fire fighting at floating and coastal objects accessible from sea; fire fighting of burning fuel on water, oil spills response service emergency oil and oil product spill; ransportation of passengers, general and liquid bulk cargo.
Shlisselburg, St. Petersburg based Nevsky Shipyard LLC, is a subsidiary of North-Western Shipping Company (part of UCL Holding). Nevsky Shipyard is one of the oldest enterprises of water transport in Russia’s the North-West. The company has been engaged in shipbuilding since 1952. The company builds mixed sea-river class vessels of various types and purposes and provides ranged repair services. Nevsky Shipyard’s slipway allows launching and lifting for repair 140-m-long vessels with dock weight of up to 3,000 tonnes.
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