Nevsky Shipyard prepares the Akademik Pashin to test underway replenishment capabilities
Nevsky Shipbuilding and Shiprepair Yard (Nevsky Shipyard) is preparing the tanker Akademik Pashin which is undergoing dock-side trials for commissioning of a unique system of underway ship-to-ship transfer of cargo, the shipbuilding company said.
The tanker is built under the state contract for the Russian Ministry of Defense. The vessel was designed by naval architecture and marine engineering firm SpetsSudoProekt.
General characteristics: length overall: 130 m, beam overall: about 21 m, draft overall: about 7.0 m, 7.0 m draft DWT - about 9000 tonnes, maximum speed - 16 knots, endurance - 60 days, crew - 24.
The vessel was de intended for receiving, storing, transport and transfer of liquid bulk cargo, including diesel fuel, fuel oil, aviation kerosene, motor oil, potable water; and of dry cargo, including food, skipper and technical equipment. Cruising range is unlimited in accordance with the class of RS (Russian Maritime Register of Shipping).
Shlisselburg, St. Petersburg based Nevsky Shipbuilding and Shiprepair Yard on the left bank of the Neva River. The shipyard is an oldest waterborne transport enterprises in the North-West of Russia engaged in shipbuilding since 1952. The enterprise specializes in the construction of different types of sea-going and inland vessels and ship repair and conversion. NSS Shipyards’s is capable of launching and drydocking of 150-meter-long ships with dock weight of up to 3800 tonnes.