2019 October 18 13:53

Blagoveshchensk shipyard resumed construction of modernized seiners of Project 1338

Blagoveshchensk, Amur Region based shipyard named after October Revolution resumed construction of modernized seiners of Project 1338 (МРС-150L) (МРС-239) with improved characteristics: main engine of 239 h.p. and hydraulically-powered fishing equipment, the company says in a press release.

According to the shipyard, with 30% of investments into ship construction covered by the federal budget the customer/future owner of МРС-239 will pay from RUB 66.5 million with 0-pct VAT.

The shipyard in Blagoveshchensk was founded in 1887. Today, it specializes in building small fishing ships, mid-size catching vessels and auxiliary ships for RF Navy. Recent years have seen the delivery of four hydrographic boats of Project 10920to the Pacific Fleet of RF Navy. The ships are deployed for operation in Primorje, at Sakhalin and Kamchatka. Production facilities of the shipyard let it build the ships with length of 75 meter and more, width of 14 meters and more, unloaded displacement of 1,500 tonnes and more.