On June 22, 2012, the launching ceremony of the third multipurpose salvage vessel SPASATEL ZABORSHCHIKOV (yard number 703), capacity 4 МW, project MPSV07 will take place at Nevsky Shipyard’s slipway. The construction of the vessel is carried out in accordance with the State Shipbuilding Contracts for the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency and for the Direction of State Contractor of Marine Transport Development Program.
The project is developed by “Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb”, JSC.
Multifunctional salvage vessel of MPSV07 is intended to carry out the following:
- patrolling and emergency salvage duty at the navigation regions, fishing regions, oil and gas marine recovery regions;
- give technical support and help in the regions dangerous for navigation and marine products catching, servicing of terminal transport operations;
- search and help vessels in distress;
- search, salvage, evacuation operations for people, rendering medical aid for people;
- taking emergency vessels off groundings and reefs, pumping out vessels’ flooded spaces;
- towage of emergency vessels and objects to the place of refuge, also fulfillment marine towage of vessels and floating objects, including ice towages;
- fulfillment of marine salvage operations, including in ice conditions;
- give assistance in fire combating on floating objects and coastal ones accessible from seaside;
- rear and technical service, including underwater diving works at the depth till 60 m, and carrying out deep-sea diving works at the depth up to 300 m;
- fire-extinguishing of burning oil on water surface, elimination of marine oil spills, including oils with flashpoint less than 60 °C (LARN);
- survey and cleaning underwater hull part of vessels, floating and coastal objects;
- investigation of sea floor and damaged objects when depth is less than 1000 m.
As soon as the construction the vessels is completed, the vessels will be delivered to «State Marine Pollution Control and Salvage and Rescue Service of RF» (Gosmorspassluzhba) and will be included into the state rescue fleet capable to perform underwater-technical, diving and rescue works.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, June 18, 2012; Image: nssz