Yantar shipyard delivers SK-3101R trawler and lays down 5670WSD trawler
On 26 August 2019, Kaliningrad, Russia based Baltic Shipyard Yantar (member of United Shipbuilding Corporation) delivered the lead trawler of Project SK-3101R, Leninets, to the customer, the company told IAA PortNews.
The same day, Yantar held the keel-laying ceremony for the large fishing freezer trawler of Project 5670WSD, Victor Gavrilov.
Both ships were ordered by Fishing Collective Farm named after V. Lenin (Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky).
The shipbuilding contract was signed in 2018. The ship is to be laid down in July 2019 with the delivery scheduled for 2023. The trawler is to be named Victor Gavrilov after a deep-sea master, veteran of Lenin FCF.
5670WSD design is developed by Wärtsilä Vostok, LLC (Saint-Petersburg). The ship’s length will be 121 m, width – 21.6 m, displacement – about 13,000 t. That will be the largest fishing freezer trawler ever built by a Russian shipyard. The ship will be equipped with a pelagic trawl and will have a fish processing plant with a capacity of 150 tonnes per day. Ready products will be kept in freezing holds.
The contract for construction of three trawler-seiners of Project SK-3101R was signed by the shipyard and Fishing Collective Farm named after V. Lenin (Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky) on January 22, 2016. The lead ship named Leninets laid down in July 2016 was launched in November 2017. Mooring trials of the second ship of the series, the Komandor, began on July 22. The third vessel named Udarnik is being prepared for mooring trials. The entire series is to be delivered this year.
The SK-3101R purse seine / pelagic trawler was designed by a Norwegian engineering company Skipskompetanse A.S. that provided design, engineering drawings and technical assistance. The fishing vessel particulars: length overall: 50.6 m, beam: 12 m, main engine rated power about 2200 kW. The vessel was designed for trawl, seine and purse seine deep-water fishing. The caught fish will be stored in sea-water cooled cargo tanks of RSW type.
Kaliningrad-based Baltic Shipbuilding Plant “Yantar” (Yantar Shipyard) was founded on July 8, 1945 on the basis of a Koenigsberg unit of German’s Schichau Werft. Yantar Shipyard specializes in building and repair of warships and civil boats. Throughout the years the Shipyard has built 160 warships and more than 500 merchant vessels. The Russian Government holds majority stake in the shipbuilding firm through Western Center of Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of state-owned United Shipbuilding Corporation.
United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC OJSC) is the largest shipbuilding company in Russia. It was set up in 2007 with 100% federal ownership. The holding comprises 40 companies and organizations (major shipbuilding and shiprepairing companies as well as leading design bureaus). Currently, USC consolidates the bulk of the domestic shipbuilding complex. The Russian market is the main focus of the state corporation though it also exports its products to 20 countries worldwide.
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