Yaroslavsky shipyard lays down three survey ships of Project 3330
On 28 June 2018, Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant laid down three survey ships of Project 3330 ordered by FSI RechVodPut. According to the shipyard, it is the first series of river survey ships for state needs being built in modern Russia.
The construction is covered by the sub-programme “Marine and River Transport” of the state programme “Transport System Development”.
State contract for construction of survey ships of Project 3330 was signed by Yaroslavsky shipyard and RechVodPut in December 2017.
The ship designer is ZAO GCKB Rechflota (Nizhny Novgorod).
The ships of Project 3330 are intended for surveying operations as part of river survey works.
Key characteristics: LOA – 18.1 meters, BOA – 3.2 meters, depth – 0.95 meters, draft – 0.5 meter, displacement – 17.3 tonnes, speed - 19 km/h. Class notation of Russian River Register class - X Рмс 1,2 А.
The ships will be operated by Administrations of Volga, Lena and Ob Basins with the delivery to be held at the ports of Yakutsk, Novosibirsk and Volgograd in 2019.
“The demand of inland water ways of Russia for such ships exceeds 15 units. If state support is provided, construction of such ships will continue in the future”, said Rosmorrechflot.
PAO Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant (Yaroslavsky Shipyard, managed by JSC FINSUDPROM) is located in the central part of Russia on the Volga River. The shipyard was incorporated in 1993. The company specializes in the construction of civil and naval ships with displacement of up to 3,000 tonnes and length of up to 75 meters.