Russian Research Ship Readies for Float

Press Release
Monday, June 04, 2012
'Yantar' Photo credit Yantar Shipyard

Research ship 'Yantar' has left covered workshop of JSC Yantar Shipyard and has beeb moved to open slipway

Research ship Yantar is the lead Project 22010 oceanographic vessel developed by Almaz Central Design Bureau. The ship was laid down on July 8, 2010 on the 65-th anniversary of Yantar Shipyard and named after it. The orderer was obtained from the Russian Defense Ministry. According to the contract, the ship is to be delivered in 2013.

The hull of Yantar has been completely shaped; most of general-purpose equipment, rudder propellers, and lateral thrusters have been installed. Shipwrights continue the construction of the superstructure and fitting of internal equipment.

Before the ship is launched, the yard's staff and contracting organizations will have to install all basic equipment and start to lay feeder mains, to assemble pipelines, and to insulate premises.

Although moving of the 2,000-ton hull took less than an hour, it needed thorough preparation. The hull was placed at a pre-launch position to be put afloat in Aug 2012.



 

Maritime Reporter November 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Nansha Factory Cuts First Steel for Tanker Newbuilds

Construction begins on two 113,000 DWT product/crude oil tankers in Nansha Factory   A steel cutting ceremony was held at the Nansha Factory December 1 for the

New Generation SSAV Delivered to PACC Offshore

POSH Xanadu, the first of a new generation of DP3 Semisubmersible Accommodation Vessels (SSAV) for PACC Offshore Services Holdings Limited (POSH), was delivered to Singapore on December 22,

Mitsubishi Considers Splitting Off Shipbuilding Arm

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) said on Wednesday it was considering a range of options for its shipbuilding business, including splitting it off into a separate company.

Marine Science

Yamal, the Future of Russian Gas Industry

Yamal is seen as the future of the Russian gas industry Development of an unparalleled gas production center is well underway in Yamal, in harsh Arctic latitudes.

Great Lakes Water Levels Surge

NOAA and partners document surge in Great Lakes water levels; levels expected to stay above-average through winter and spring of 2015   Scientists at the Army Corps of Engineers,

Aker Employees Buy Shares for NOK 95 Mi

Aker Solutions employees bought shares for about NOK 95 million as part of annual programs for staff and managers. The company for the sixth consecutive year

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2604 sec (4 req/sec)