Project 23120 support vessel Vsevolod Bobrov, built at Severnaya Verf, will be delivered to the customer in the first half of 2021. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Defense with reference to a statement by Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko.
The Deputy Minister visited the Severnaya Verf shipyard, where he got acquainted, among other things, with the progress of work on the first serial logistic support vessel Vsevolod Bobrov of project 23120. According to Krivoruchko, the enterprise complies with all the terms of state tests on acceptance orders, work is underway in accordance with the established schedules. The handover of the vessel is expected in the first half of next year.
As previously reported in the press service of Severnaya Verf, Vsevolod Bobrov was supposed to start sea trials earlier this month.
"Vsevolod Bobrov" is the second ice-class logistics support vessel. Laid down in 2013 and launched in 2016. This is the second ship of such a project being built at Severnaya Verf, after the lead Elbrus, and the first serial.
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.