Nevsky Shipyard has laid the keels of 2 multipurpose salvage vessels (photo)
On March 11th, 2016, Nevsky Shipyard laid down two multipurpose salvage vessels of project MPSV12 named after Russian rivers, the Beisug and the Piltun, IAA PortNews journalist reports.
These vessels are being built for the Direction of State Contractor of Marine Transport Development Program. The project t was developed by Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb, JSC.
Class notation: КМ Arc5  AUT2 FF2WS DYNPOS-2 SalvageShip of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.
Key particulars: LOA – about 79.85 m, BOA – 17.36 m, depth – 6.70 m, maximum draught – 4.50 m, deadweight at maximum draft – about 1,820 t, maximum capacity - 2Х2600 kW, speed – 14 knots.
These vessels as another two of this line - are a unique multifunctional salvage vessels by their equipment and available technology. Multipurpose small-draft salvage vessels of MPSV12 prj. are to carry out operations as follows:
Patrolling and emergency salvage duty at the navigation regions, fishing regions, oil and gas marine recovery regions;
Give technical support and help in the regions dangerous for navigation and marine products catching, servicing of terminal transport operations;
Search and help vessels in distress;
Search, salvage, evacuation operations for people, rendering medical aid for people;
Taking emergency vessels off groundings and reefs, pumping out vessels' flooded spaces;
Towage of emergency vessels and objects to the place of refuge, also fulfillment marine towage of vessels and floating objects, including ice towages;
Fulfillment of marine salvage operations, including in ice conditions;
Give assistance in fire combating on floating objects and coastal ones accessible from seaside;
Rear and technical service, including underwater diving works at the depth till 60 m;
Fire-extinguishing of burning oil on water surface, elimination of marine oil spills (LARN);
Survey and cleaning underwater hull part of vessels, floating and coastal objects;
Investigation of sea floor and damaged objects when depth is less than 1000 m.
The lead and the second ship of Project MPSV12 (Hulls NoNo 1201, 1202) were laid down on June 2, 2015.
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.