Drilling rig supply ship of Project 22420, Ostap Sheremet, left Amursky Shipyard for outfitting and testing
On 15 September 2018, the second ship of Project 22420 built by Amursky Shipyard for OOO Gazprom Flot left the shipyard’s water area to undergo outfitting and testing, says the shipyard. The ship named Ostap Sheremet is intended for servicing semisubmersible floating drilling rigs.
Assisted by three river-going tugboats the ship is heading for the delivery base in the Primorsky Territory. According to Gennady Dmitriyev, who is responsible for the delivery, the ship is expected at the lower reaches of the Amur river in about two weeks.
As of today, general readiness of the supply ship is 83%.
The first section of the ship was laid down in February 2011. The ship left the dry dock for the outfitting dock on 11 June 2014.
OAO Amursky Shipyard (a company of United Shipbuilding Corporation) is among the largest shipbuilding companies in the Far East of Russia. The shipyard was founded in Komsomolsk-on-Amur in 1936. It can build warships and civil vessels with displacement of up to 25,000 t. Since its foundation the shipyard has built 270 civil and military vessels including 56 nuclear-powered submarines, 41 diesel icebreakers and 36 surface warships and 137 civil ships of different classes.