Delivery-Acceptance act for the lead multipurpose salvage vessel “Spasatel Karev” project MPSV07 was signed today, November 16th, 2012, at Nevsky Shipyard. The vessel is intended for Baltic BASU, part of the State Marine Pollution Control and Salvage and Rescue Service of the Russian Federation (Gosmorspassluzhba).
She is unique as the vessel can perform a lot of functions. The vessel can be used as a tug, a salvage, a fire-fighting vessel, a diving ship as well as for oil spills response.
Length overall – about 73.0 m;
Length between perpendiculars – 64.4 m;
Breadth overall – about 16.6 m;
Breadth (due waterline) – 15.5 m;
Design draught – 4.5 m;
Working draughts – 4.0-5.1 m;
Full speed – 15 kn;
Autonomy – 20 days;
Bollard pull is about 70 tons.
Russian Maritime Registry of Shipping class notation is of KM Arc 5 AUT1-ICS OMBO FF3WS DYNPOS-2 EPP Salvage ship.
The project is developed by Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb, JSC.
Naval Today Staff,November 16, 2012; Image: nssz