Project 23120 support vessel Vsevolod Bobrov, built at Severnaya Verf, will go on sea trials in early December this year. This was reported by the press service of the Severnaya Verf shipyard.
At present, the propulsion system and thrusters are being tested on the vessel at Severnaya Verf. The preparation of living quarters and service premises has been completed, and the galley has been tested. The check-in of the crew is scheduled for the end of October. The timing of the transfer of the ship to the Navy has not yet been reported.
Vsevolod Bobrov is the second logistics support vessel of Project 23120. An ice-class vessel was launched in 2013 and launched in 2016. This is the second ship of this design, being built at the Severnaya Verf, after the head Elbrus and the first production one.
The vessel is designed for the carriage of goods, towing, carrying out hydrographic research, providing assistance to ships in distress. The dynamic positioning system allows you to keep the vessel at a given point in all weather conditions. The vessel has two electro-hydraulic cranes with a lifting capacity of 50 tons, towing winches with a pulling force of 120 and 25 tons, there is a cargo deck with an area of more than 700 sq. m.
The vessel is multifunctional: it can carry out loading, transportation and transfer of goods; tow ships, up to the aircraft carrier; participate in rescue operations and provide medical assistance to those in distress (equipped with a pressure chamber for decompression); conduct mapping of the bottom topography and search for sunken objects. The hull of the vessel with the ice class ARC4 will allow it to sail in the Arctic latitudes, overcoming the ice thickness of 0,6 m.
Length - 95 m, width - 22 m, draft - 9 m, speed - 18 knots, displacement - 9 tons, cruising range - 500 nautical miles, autonomy - about 5 days.