The name is: Georgy Kurbatov
Formation of the corps of military tanker "Academician Pashin"
25 September 2015
Shipbuilders of "Nevsky shipbuilding-Shiprepair plant" has completed the formation of the hull under construction for the Russian Navy of the middle sea tanker "Academician Pashin". About the exhibition "Neva" to the correspondent have informed representatives of the company.
Earlier it became known that the boat in the water is scheduled for the end of November 2015.
The Navy of Russia considers the possibility of construction of a series of such vessels, however, the decision of laying of the next block can be made only after lifting of the flag at the head of the tanker. According to the commander of the Russian Navy Viktor Chirkov, which he pronounced on the tab "Academician Pashin", this event marked "an important milestone in the development of the auxiliary fleet of Russia, which had not been updated for 35 years."
Note that the construction in Shlisselburg (Leningrad region) tanker cost the Navy almost 3 billion roubles. The company explained the high cost of expensive ship propulsion system, a cargo transfer device, and use of foreign equipment, which is unique at the moment of laying the "Academician Pashin" in Russia was not made.
In addition to the transportation of fuel for the fighting ships, the tanker of project 23130 will be able to take on Board aviation fuel, food and spare parts. According to representatives of the plant, the tanker, the cruising range which is 9000 nautical miles, can perform tasks as part of a carrier battle group. Among other things it was planned that such tankers will be able to accompany the helicopter carrier type "Mistral".
The average sea tanker of 23130 project "Academician Pashin" was laid at "Nevsky shipbuilding-Shiprepair plant" (Leningrad region) on April 26, 2014.
LLC "Nevsky shipbuilding-Shiprepair plant" is located in 40 km from St. Petersburg in the city of Shlisselburg on the left Bank of the Neva river and is one of the oldest enterprises of water transport in North-West Russia. Is engaged in shipbuilding since 1952. Builds sea and river vessels of various types and purposes and all kinds of ship repair. Slipway for rising of vessels of Nevsky plant allows to launch and lift for repairs the vessels up to 140 meters and dock weight up to 3000 tons. In 2013, Nevsky shipyard has received a license of Rosoboronzakaz on the right to development, production, testing, installation, Assembly, maintenance, repair, utilization and realization of weapons and military equipment.
State contract for the construction of the Russian Defense Ministry maritime transport weapons project 20180TV (designer - JSC "CMDB" Almaz ") was signed on September 15, 2011. This vessel is ice-class is designed for loading, unloading and transportation of sea samples of weapons, and is a modification of the previously built at the same plant rescue tugboat "Star" project 20180 (serial number 01218), transmitted by the Russian Navy in July 2010. Maritime transport weapons project 20180TV will be used to ensure the deployment of new nuclear submarine strategic of Project 955 on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Pacific Fleet.
On December 20, 2012 was laid for the Russian Navy as a ship security (rescue tugboat) "Academic Alexander" (serial number 01280) 20183 project, which became the third unit of the project Project 20180 series.
July 23, 2015 was built for the Russian Navy the second maritime transport arms modified project 20180TV (20181) "Academic Makeev" (serial number 01283), which became the fourth unit of the series as the project 20180. It is expected that the ship will be commissioned in 2018 to the Northern Fleet.