2019 June 27 10:56

Vympel Shipyard launched hydrographic survey vessel of Project 19910, Nikolay Skosyrev, built for RF Navy

On 26 June 2019, Rybinsk based Vympel Shipyard JSC launched the Hydrographic Survey Vessel of Project 19910, Nikolay Skosyrev, built for RF Navy, says press center of RF Defence Ministry.

The Nikolay Skosyrev is the largest ship in terms of displacement built by Vympel Shipyard.

The small hydrographic vessel / buoy tender of Project 19910 was designed for surveys and installation of navaids in the coastal areas, including installation / removal of buoys / beacons of all types; maintenance (inspection, recharge and repair) of onshore and floating Aids to Navigation (A2N); some hydrographic surveys (within her capabilities); transport of various cargoes to supply shore based ATONs and hydrographic stations on unequipped coast.

Vessel particulars: displacement overall – 1,200 tonnes, length overall – about 60 m, beam - 11 m, depth – over 5 m, draft - 3,18 m, speed - 12.5 knots, cruising range - 3,500 miles, endurance - 25 days, crew -  22.

Upon completion of the outfitting and all trials the ship will join the hydrographic service of RF Navy’s Northern Fleet.

Vympel Shipyard specializes in building medium- light-tonnage seagoing and river vessels and boats both for military and civil sectors. Since its inception in 1930, the company has built more than 30,000 ships of various types. Over the past 40 years, the shipbuilding company has delivered more than 1,800 boats to 29 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Africa and South America. Vympel Shipyard is building serial combat missile / patrol boats of new generation, high-speed SAR boats, FF1 ships, hydrographic survey and fishing vessels, tugs and other dedicated fleet. Vympel Shipyard also provides warranty / maintenance service for its products.

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