Two tankers will be built on the “Eastern shipyards” until 2019

Two tankers will be built on the “Eastern shipyards” until 2019

VLADIVOSTOK, 23 Oct. Two small naval vessels will be built at the factory “East shipyard” in Primorye until the end of 2019, according to the administration of the province.

“The construction of the first ship with a tonnage capacity of more than a thousand tons will be finished by the end of 2017. Completion of the second tanker is scheduled for the end of 2019. The workshops of the factory “East shipyard” for the first time is executed the state order of this scale. Especially for the construction of tankers of the shop were completely refurbished and improved. The factory has new equipment for flanging, welding of hull structures”, — stated in the message.

According to the Department of industry of Primorye, the main purpose of tankers will be the reception, storage and transfer of liquid cargo for supply of vessels with fuel. The tankers will be equipped with a landing area for helicopters reception, the complex emergency spill, as well as a crane with lifting capacity of 20 tons.

The court will be able to perform the essential functions of defense and civilian fleets. Small marine tankers of this project are designed for patrolling, rescue duty in areas of shipping, search and assistance to vessels in distress, as well as for pumping water from flooded compartments and towing damaged ships to the place of refuge. In addition, they will be able to perform the functions of a fireboat.

The solemn ceremony of the first tanker will take place on 27 October at the factory “East Shipyard”.

The length of the tanker project 03182 stands at 78.8 meters and a width of 15.4 metres. The cruising range is 1500 miles, autonomy — 30 days. The total displacement of 3,500 tons, carrying capacity (deadweight) — 1560 tons. The crew — 24 persons.