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2017 May 18 10:47

Nevsky Shipyard transfers Arc 5 rescue tug Beysug from a boathouse to an open slipway (photo)

Nevsky Shipyard (Shliesselburg, Leningrad Region) says a Multipurpose shallow-draft tug-salvage vessel with Arc 5 arctic class project MPSV12 Beysug was rolled out to an open slipway on 17 May 2017.

The construction of vessel is provided by the order of FGI “Directorate of State Contracting Authority for Marine Transport Development Programmes”.

The project is developed by CJSC “Marine engineering Bureau-design-SPb.

Multipurpose shallow-draft tug-salvage vessel of the MPSV12 project is unique by its equipment and available technology. Functions of the vessel are: patrolling, search-and-rescue at the navigation districts, in-shore fishing, sea oil and gas field in compliance with class, search and aiding for distressing vessels; search-and-rescue, ship repairing works, diving to the depth up to 60 meters, and also underwater-technical works with underwater welding and cutting, tugging breakdown vessels and objects to the refuge; and also sea tugging of vessels, floating objects and constructions in the ice conditions and in the open water, extinguishing of the burning fuel on the water, liquidation of the oil spill and oil products, search and inspection of the potential dangerous objects, search and aiding, evacuation and accommodation of people, providing medical assistance, extinguishing of fire on the in-shore objects and floating objects with accessible approach from the sea, delivery of general and bulk cargo, delivery of stuff, transportation of 12 passengers in ice conditions at small depths.

Vessels of the MPSV12 project are named after the names of the rivers located in the areas of the ports of registration and operation of these vessels. Multifunctional salvage tug, factory building number 1203, was named after BEYSUG. Beysug – is a river in the chernozem steppe zone of the Krasnodar Territory, it flows into the Azov Sea through the Beysugsky Liman. Flows along the Kuban lowland.

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 150 meters long and dock weight up to 4,800 tons.