Pella shipyard (Leningrad Region) held keel-laying of lead crab catching vessel of Project 03070 (photo)
On 2 March 2018, Pella shipyard (Leningrad Region) held a keel-laying ceremony for the lead crab catching vessel of Project 03070. The company says a contract with Antey LLC for building the first serial ship of Project 03070 was signed before the ceremony held at the shipbuilding facilities of Pella OJSC.
The ceremony was attended by Ilya Shestakov, Deputy Minister of Agriculture - head of Rosrybolovstvo (Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery); Stanislav Yershov, Acting Vice-Governor of the Primorsky Territory; Georgy Martynov, President of the Association of Primorye Fish Industry Companies; Ivan Mikhnov, President of Andey Group; Andrey Polomar, Director General of Antey LLC; leaders and representatives of Rosrybolovstvo’s North-Western Department, Far East Investment and Export Agency, Petrobalt Design Bureau, RS’ Baltic Branch, Rossiysky Capital Bank, Russian Agricultural Bank as well as representatives of Antey Group, management and employees of the shipyard.
Pella shipyard has confirmed its intent to arrange the construction of a series of state-of-the-art fishing ships at a shipyard in Primorye. Having built the lead ship and the first serial ship of Project 03070 the shipyard will be able to prepare a technical basis and personnel for construction of the series in the Far East.
The vessel is designed for crab catching by cone traps with following sorting, loading in grid baskets and live crab transporting in tanks with sea cooled water (RSW type).
Key technical parameters: LOA – 50.45 m; BOA – 12 m; deadweight – 585 t; full displacement - about 1,835 t; Overall draft at full displacement – 6.62 m; capacity of RSW tanks - about 450 cbm; bait store capacity – about 30 cbm; main propulsion unit - Wartsila 6L20, about 1200 kW at 1,000 rpm; speed – about 12 knots; endurance - not less than 5 days in terms of water capacity and not less than 30 days in terms of fuel capacity; cruising range – not less than 6,000 miles; crew - 30. Class notation of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping – КМ Ice2 AUT3 (REF) Fishing vessel.
Leningrad Shipyard Pella was founded in 1950 and privatized in 1992. The holding incorporates a head company and a number of subsidiaries. The shipyard specializes in construction of tug boats for Russian customers.
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