Lead buoy tender of Project BLV04 build for FSUE Rosmorport is put into operation (photo)
On 23 November 2017, Sosnovka Shipyard (Kirovsk Region) supported and assisted by Onezhsky shipyard put into operation the lead vessel of Project BLV04 built for FSUE Rosmorport, says project designer Marine Engineering Bureau.
The shipyard is to build 3 vessels of the Project. The lead BLV04 vessel named Viktor Kuskov and intended for the North West Basin Department of FSUE Rosmorport (port Ust-Luga) was laid down on November 26, 2014 and launched on November 7, 2017; the Gydrograph Ravdin intended for the Far East Basin Department of FSUE Rosmorport (port Vladivostok) was laid down on May 8, 2015; the Anatoly Klimov intended for Vanino Basin Department (port Vanino) was laid down on May 8, 2015.
BLV04 vessels are intended for mounting and dismounting floating means of navigational protection; maintenance of floating means of navigational protection at the port and near-port areas; general cargo transportation on deck with loading/unloading by port means on onboard crane; sea floor investigation.
Vessel's principal dimensions are as follows: Overall length is 30.15 m; Length between perpendiculars is 28.74 m; Overall breadth is about 9.70 m; Breadth at the DWL level is 9.10 m; Depth is 3.60 m; DWL draught is 2.8 m; Speed is 11.0 knots; Endurance is 5 days; RS class notation - КМ Ice 2 1 R2 AUT3-C; Crew – 7; Special personnel - 4.