The Russian Navy will receive a series of small sea tankers of project 03182
The Russian Navy will receive a series of small sea tankers of project 03182. According to the press service of the Ministry of Defense, the issue of building tankers was discussed at the Admiralty.
A working meeting was held at the Admiralty under the leadership of the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Nikolai Evmenov, at which, among other things, the issue of building small sea tankers was discussed.
In the short term, the Russian fleet should receive three more sea tankers following the lead "Vice-Admiral Paromov", which was admitted to the Black Sea fleet May 29 this year. One for the Black Sea Fleet will be completed by the Nizhny Novgorod "Volga", two more for the Pacific Fleet will be built by the "Vostochnaya Verf". The decision to continue the series will be made based on the results of the operation of the tankers.
Small sea tankers are multifunctional vessels of ice class Arc4, full displacement - 3500 tons, deadweight - 1560 dwt, length - 78,8 m, width - 15,4 m, draft at full load - 5 m. eight people. Has a platform for a Ka-24 class helicopter.
The main purpose is the transportation and transfer of dry and liquid cargo, supplying ships with cargo in other containers, garbage collection, patrolling, rescue operations, removing emergency vessels from the shoals and reefs and towing, performing the functions of a fire vessel, etc., etc. ...
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