Small marine tanker Mikhail Barskov, project 03182 launched
According to the press service of the Administration of the Primorsky Territory, on August 27, 2019 at Vostochnaya Verf JSC in Vladivostok, the launch ceremony of the head of the small sea tanker Mikhail Barskov (serial number 9001) of project 03182 (code number), which is being built at the enterprise for the Russian Navy, was held "Platform-Arctic"). This is the largest ship built in history at the Eastern Shipyard.Launching at Vostochnaya Verf JSC, the head of the small marine tanker Mikhail Barskov (serial number 9001) of project 03182, which is being built at the facility for the Russian Navy for the Russian Navy; Vladivostok, 08.28.2019 (c) Igor Novikov / Administration of Primorsky Krai
The ship is being built under the contract for the construction of two small marine tankers of project 03182 for the Pacific Fleet, signed by the Eastern Shipyard with the Russian Ministry of Defense on September 1, 2014. The lead ship under this contract and in the series of this project as a whole, the small marine tanker Mikhail Barskov (serial number 9001) was officially laid down at the Vostochny Shipyard on October 27, 2015, although the actual construction of the Mikhail Barskov tanker was started by the company at the beginning 2015 year. The contract deadline for the lead ship was November 2017, and its construction is being carried out with a significant delay.
The tanker was named in honor of Vice Admiral M.K. Barskov (1945 - 2013), who from 1994 to 1998 was the head of the General Directorate of Shipbuilding, and from 1998 to 2003, the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy for armament, shipbuilding and operation.
The second tanker of project 03182 Boris Averkin (serial number 9002) under this contract was officially laid down at the Eastern Shipyard on February 6, 2018. The contractual deadline for its completion is the end of 2019, although it is obvious that this deadline will not be met.
The Russian Ministry of Defense also entered into contracts with other shipbuilding enterprises for the construction of four more tankers of project 03182. It was reported that in 2015 two tankers were ordered by A. Gorky Zelenodolsk Plant JSC (part of the group of companies Ak Holding Company Bars “) in Zelenodolsk, however, there is no data on their construction.
The contract for the construction of two more small marine tankers of project 03182 for the Black Sea Fleet (port of registry - Sevastopol), with delivery in 2019 and 2020, was received in 2016 by Volga Shipbuilding Plant JSC in Nizhny Novgorod, where the first tanker was Vice Admiral Paromov "(serial number 850) was laid down on September 1, 2016 and launched on December 20, 2018. The second Nizhny Novgorod tanker Vasily Nikitin (serial number 851) was laid down on March 10, 2017.
The small marine tanker of project 03182 was developed by Zelenodolsk Design and Design Bureau JSC as a “multipurpose platform of a reinforced ice class vessel to provide the concept of Arctic vessels for transporting liquid and dry cargo, discharge cargo and people with the possibility of receiving helicopter equipment (including unmanned aircraft) and rescue operations. " In addition to receiving, storing, transporting and transferring liquid cargoes, the tanker of project 03182 is also intended for supplying ships and vessels with cargo in barrel containers, crates, pallets, containers, etc .; collection of bilge, sewage, dry garbage and food waste; patrols, emergency rescue duty in the areas of navigation, fishing, offshore oil and gas fields; Search and relief for ships in distress; technical support in areas hazardous to navigation; services for transport operations in ports; removal from shallows and reefs of damaged vessels; pumping water from flooded compartments and towing emergency vessels and objects to a place of refuge, including in ice; perform the functions of a fire vessel.
The tanker of project 03182 of the Arc4 ice class should have a total displacement of 3,500 tons, a deadweight of 1,560 dwt, a length of 75 m, a width of 15.4 m, a draft in full load of 5 m and be equipped with an electric power plant with propeller columns. The crew of 24 people with the possibility of accommodating another eight people. The ship will be equipped with a runway for a Ka-27 class helicopter.