Oceanographic research vessel "Evgeny Gorigledzhan" went on sea trials
The oceanographic research vessel Evgeny Gorigledzhan, built for the GUGI of the Ministry of Defense, entered the Baltic Sea as part of factory sea trials.
According to the press service of the Yantar shipyard, where the ship was built, on March 11, the Yevgeny Goriglezhan went to sea, leaving Baltiysk. The commissioning team and the crew are faced with the task of checking the operation of all mechanisms and devices of the vessel during several exits to the sea. The terms of the ZHI are not called, at the end of them the OIS will be transferred to the customer.
The start of sea trials of the vessel was announced at the end of January this year, however, the vessel only made the transition from Kaliningrad to Baltiysk, where it continued to be prepared for trials. As follows from the message, they began only in March.
The oceanographic research vessel "Eugene Gorigledzhan" was built in the interests of the Main Directorate of Deep Sea Research (GUGI) of the Ministry of Defense. The ship was actually rebuilt from the sea tug MB-305 project V-92, built in 1983 in Poland according to project 02670, developed at Almaz Central Design Bureau.
The formal laying down (actually re-laying) of the vessel took place on March 19, 2016. In 2018, construction was stopped and resumed only in February 2020 after the contract was renegotiated with the Ministry of Defense. The vessel was launched at the end of December 2020. In June 2021, mooring trials began, sea trials were supposed to begin in the fall, and at the end of last year the ship was planned to be handed over to the customer.
Displacement of the vessel - 4 thousand tons, length - 81 m, width - 16 m, autonomy - 30 days, crew - 32 people and 25 members of the expedition. The main purpose is "carrying out underwater technical works". The OIS is capable of taking on board underwater and rescue vehicles.
The vessel is named after Evgeny Alekseevich Goriglejan, a Soviet and Russian design engineer, general designer of special-purpose nuclear submarines at the Rubin Central Marine Design Bureau.
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