Acceptance/delivery certificate signed for multipurpose salvage vessel Spasatel Demidov (photo)
On December 4, 2015, State Commission signed the acceptance/delivery certificate for the fourth 4 МW multipurpose salvage vessel of Project MPSV07 (“SPASATEL DEMIDOV”, yard number 704) built by Nevsky Shipyard (Leningrad Region), says press center of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot).
This technically unique ice-class ship designed by Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb, JSC to the order of Rosmorrechflot’s Direction of State Contractor of Marine Transport Development Programmes for Sea Rescue Service of Rosmorrechflot under the Federal Target Program “Russian Transport System Development (2010-2020)”.
The vessel is intended for rescue and salvage operations, providing technical support and assistance to vessels in distress, and towing ships and offshore structures in ice and in open water. The technical capabilities allow to re-float vessels that have run aground or are reef damaged, pump water from flooded compartments, tow emergency vessels to a place of refuge, search, rescue, evacuate and accommodate of people, as well as support underwater diving works to depth up to 300 m, and survey the sea bottom and damaged objects at depths up to 1,000 m. The vessel has the capacity to extinguish burning fuel on water, extinguish fires on floating and coastal objects, and clear up oil spills and oil products, including those with flashpoint below 60 °C.
Class of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping: КМ (*) Arc 5  AUT1-ICS OMBO FF3WS DYNPOS-2 EPP Salvage ship.
General data: LOA – about 73.0 m, BOA – 16.60 m, draft - 4.2-5.1 m, endurance – about 20 days, propulsion – 4х1,370 kW; crew – 20.
The lead vessels of Project MPSV07, Spasatel Karaev, was put into operation on October 25, 2012; the second ship, Spasatel Kavdeikin – on July 19, 2013, the third one, Spasatel Zaborshchikov – on December 17, 2013.
Nevsky Shipyard, LLC is located 40 km away from Saint-Petersburg in the town of Schliesselburg on the left bank of the river Neva. The Shipyard is one of the oldest enterprises of water transport in the northwest of Russia which started its shipbuilding activity since 1952. Nowadays the Shipyard builds sea and river vessels of various types and purposes and carries out all kinds of ship repair works. The slipway for vessels rising allows to launch and lift for repairs the vessels up to 140 meters long and dock weight up to 3,000 tons.
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