Blagoveshchensk shipyard lays down hydrographic ship of Project 19920 for RF Navy
Blagoveshchensk, Amur Region based shipyard named after October Revolution has laid down a hydrographic ship of Project 19920, Aleksandr Anishchenko, for RF Defence Ministry. According to the regional Government, the ship has been laid today, 28 February 2019.
The Aleksandr Anishchenko will be the fifth hydrographic vessel built by the shipyard under the order of 2009-2015.
According to Vyacheslav Popov, General Director of the shipyard, the ship will feature an up-to-date hydrographic and more powerful radio equipment.
The ship is intended for hydrographic operations and servicing of aids to navigation in coastal waters as well as for delivery of personnel and cargo (up to 15 tonnes) to unimproved shore.
Key particulars: displacement- 320 t, length – 36.4 m, breadth – 7.6 m.
The shipyard in Blagoveshchensk was founded in 1887. Today, it specializes in building small fishing ships, mid-size catching vessels and auxiliary ships for RF Navy.