Sevmorzavod lays down non-self-propelled floating crane of Project ПК-700, Grigory Prosyankin
On 9 November 2018, Sevastopol Marine Plant (Sevmorzavod shipyard, branch of Shiprepairing Center Zvyozdochka of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) laid down a non-self-propelled floating crane of Project ПК-700 with lifting capacity of 700 tonnes. As stated on the company’s Facebook page, the floating crane will be named after shipbuilding engineer Grigory Prosyankin.
The project customer - Production Association 'Northern machine–building enterprise' (Sevmash, a company of USC). The project designer - Sevastopol based CDB Corall.
Sevastopol Marine Plant (Sevmorzavod shipyard) was founded in 1783. In March 2015, the Government of Sevastopol and Russia's shipbuilding conglomerate United Shipbuilding Corporation signed a Memorandum on Cooperation with the purpose of reviving the company. Currently, the Zvezdochka's Sevastopol unit specializes in shipbuilding, ship repair, manufacturing onboard and industrial equipment, engineering and manufacturing of metal structures. The company is on the list of organizations of Russia’s defense industry complex.