Dock repairs of LASH carrier Sevmorput is over
On January 26, 2014, nuclear-powered lighter aboard ship and container carrier “Sevmorput” returned to the berth of FSUE Atomflot upon completion of the dock repairs, the company’s press center says.
From December 26, 2013, the vessel was at the dock of 82 SRZ OJSC where she undergone operations preparing her for further overhaul.
The beginning of full-scale overhaul is scheduled for March of the current year.
The decision to overhaul Sevmorput was taken in late 2013. The unique vessel will re-enter service in February 2016. The vessel will perform commercial tasks, including the so-cold Northern deliveries of basic commodities to remote regions of the country's North, participation in the development of the shelf and Pavlovsky lead / zinc ores deposits based on Novya Zemlya. The vessel will be tasked to ensure the deployment and presence of Russia's military groups in the Arctic, rebuilding of the entire infrastructure of air stations and ports located on Siberian Islands, Franz Josef Land and other regions of the Far North of Russia.