Boom-laying boat Kapitan Okhodov, Project А-40–2Б-ЯР, put into operation at port Korsakov (photo)
On January 11, 2016, State Commission signed the acceptance/delivery certificate for the second serial boom-laying boat of Project А-40–2Б-ЯР, the Kapitan Okhodov (Hull No 162), built for the Directorate of the State Customer for Marine Transport Development Programmes under the Federal Targeted Programme Development of Russia’s Transport System in 2010-2020. The document was signed at port Korsakov, says press center of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency.
The ship built by Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant was designed by Agat Design Bureau LLC (Saint-Petersburg) jointly with the shipyard.
The vessels of the project A40-2B are intended for transportation and installation of boom guards in sea coastal search and rescue areas, on the waters of the bays, inlets and seaports, to contain the spread of spilled oil products, to liquidate oil spills, to collect the spilled oil products into floating containers and their further towing to the reception points of shore or floating stations and also for the construction of oil-gathering orders.
Key characteristics: length overall - 20.97 m; breadth overall - 5.7 m; draught - 1.17 m; speed – about 20.0 knots, cruising range – 250 miles, endurance - 3 days, main propulsion - 2х588 kW, displacement – 51.6 t, crew – 2, personnel – 4. RS class - КМ Iсe2 R3 RSN Aut 3 oil recovery ship (>60°).
State contract for construction of the series of six vessels was signed between FSI Directorate of the State Customer for Marine Transport Development Programmes and Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant in October 2014.
The contract is to be executed by December 1, 2018. The vessels will be deployed in six ports of Russia.
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