On April 25th, 2013 the solemn keel-laying ceremony of the fourth in the series multipurpose salvage vessel, yard number 704, capacity 4 МW, project MPSV07 took place at Nevsky Shipyard, LLC.
The construction of the vessels of the series is carried out in accordance with the State Shipbuilding Contracts for the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency and for the Direction of State Contractor of Marine Transport Development Program. The project is developed by Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb, JSC.
Multipurpose salvage vessel of MPSV07 project has unlimited navigation area of high ice class and she is intended for following functions: search and assistance to vessels in distress; search, rescue and evacuation of people; refloat from ground damaged vessels and their towing; fire fighting on vessels, fire fighting of fuel burning on water; oil spills response; performance of deep-water diving operations at the depth down to 300 m; investigation of a sea-bottom and damaged objects on depth down to 1000 m.
Nevsky Shipyard is building 4 vessels of MPSV07 project. At the end of 2012 the lead project vessel “SPASATEL KAREV” was delivered to the Customer.
The representatives of the Customer, Russian Maritime Registry of Shipping, Russian River Register, Project Bureau, equipment and material Suppliers and employees of the Shipyard participated in the ceremony which included traditional christening of the base section of the vessel. After that, honourable guests secured the Keel-Laying Board to the base section.
Nevsky Shipyard, April 25, 2013