2017 October 12 16:50

Okskaya Shipyard delivers lead multi-purpose diving catamaran Igor Ilyin to Marine Rescue Service of Rosmorrechflot

On 12 October 2017, Okskaya Shipyard (UCL Holding) delivered the lead multi-purpose diving catamaran of Project SDS18, named Igor Ilyin, to Marine Rescue Service of Rosmorrechflot (Federal Marine and River Transport Agency), says Marine Engineering Bureau, the ship designer.

The customer of the vessel is State Transport Leasing Company (STLC).

The ship of Project SDS18 is intended for support of diving operations at depth of up to 60 meters and sea waves of up to 3 points; taking part in rescue and ship lifting operations; accommodation and operation of scientific and research facilities; examination of bottom, sunken ships, underwater parts of hulls and hydraulic engineering facilities; ensuring of small size ROV operation at sea waves of up to 3 points; performing of engineering surveys on the shelf.

Key characteristics: LOA – about 46.20 m; BOA – 13.72 m; depth – 4.20 m; CWL draught – 2.0 m; draught at the summer load waterline – 2.5 m; speed – 11.5 knots; endurance - 25 days. Crew – 7, total number of accommodation places - 12. Personnel accommodation - 18. Class notation: КМ  Ice1 R1 AUT3-ICS OMBO DYNPOS-1 Catamaran Special purpose ship by Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

The vessel laid down on 1 December 2016 and launched on 26 July 2017. 

Okskaya Shipyard is a modern shipbuilding enterprise (member of VBTH, a division of UCL Holding). Okskaya Shipyard specializes in the construction of oil tankers and medium-tonnage mixed 'river-sea' class dry cargo vessels, containerships, special vessels and barges.

UCL Holding is an international transport group, consolidating a number of Russian shipping, shipbuilding, rail, stevedoring and logistics companies. UCL Holding also includes North-West Shipping and Volga Shipping companies, VF Tanker, a portfolio of shipbuilding and logistic assets.