Akademik Pashin tanker successfully completed final stage of flight tests
At the end of June 2019, the tanker of 23130 project completed the flight test, Nevsky Shipyard says in a press release. Flight tests are conducted in the framework of the state tests in conjunction with specialists of the Russian Navy and the Main Flight Test Center of Russia.
The unique tanker will soon go to the port «Murmansk». It is the largest vessel which ever launched at the shipyard during its more than a century-long history. Today, the tanker "Academician Pashin" has no analogues in our country.
The vessel is designed for receiving, storing, transporting and transferring of liquid cargo: diesel fuel, fuel oil, aviation kerosene, motor oil, water. Dry cargos: food, skipper and technical equipment.
The tanker is named in honor of the outstanding Russian shipbuilding engineer, Hero of the Russian Federation, academician of Russian Academy of Science Valentin Pashin, who headed the Central Scientific Research institute named after A.Krylov more than 20 years.