- At the main Russian shipway
Today’s “PO “Sevmash” FSUE production program can be compared with the Golden Age of Russian shipbuilding. High technologies of atomic submarine fleet are effectively used in civil shipbuilding, offshore structures construction for oil and gas industries and building perspective power complexes. Keeping the priority of state defense order Sevmash is the leading industrial enterprise in Arkhangelsk region and is the city-forming enterprise for Severodvinsk ship-city.
- Ice-breaker “Moskva” launched
On 25 May 2007 “Baltiysky Zavod” in ceremonial environment launched multifunctional ice-breaker of the new project – “Moskva”. This is the first diesel electric ice-breaker to have been constructed on Russian dockyard for the last 32 years: before Russia ordered all nonatomic ice-breakers abroad.
- The nuclear ice-breaker “50 Let Pobedy” is ready for work
On 23rd March 2007 Baltiysky Zavod JSC has delivered to the customer the world’s largest nuclear icebreaker “50 Let Pobedy”. After signing Acceptance Certificate, the Russian Federation state flag has been solemnly hoisted on board the new ship.
- A submarine of the Indian naval forces withdrawn from a slip dock
The diesel electric engine submarine “Sinduvijay” (The Naval Victory) of the project 877EКМ (under the NATO classification “The Kilo”) has been docked on “Zvezdochka” (The Little Star) on 3 June 2005. During two years the works had been carried out in a building berth of the largest Russian ship-repair enterprise in order to refurbish and modernize the vessel. The ceremony of the DEES (Diesel Electric Engine Submarine) exiting the slip dock has taken place on 8 May 2007. Today “Sinduvijay” is awaiting an additional amount of completion repair works, as well as dockside mooring and trial runs. It is planned that by the end of 2007 the submarine shall be returned to the Indian Navy so that it may re-occupy its place in combat ranks.
- Polyflor floor covering for shipbuilding industry
- Navis news
- Control systems and electric equipment for ships being built or modernized
- FESCO develops terminal business in the Baltic
In 2006 FESCO Transport Group in partnership with the group of companies Fest Quantum created strategic alliance for cooperative development of container terminal network, being part of National Container Company (NCC). At present FESCO and Fest Quantum are share holders of NCC group with equal shares.
- Arctic Region temper is getting worse, and it will force us to take it into consideration
Third international conference Arctic Shipping held by Lloyd’s List events took place in Saint-Petersburg. It was attended by representatives of Russian and foreign companies and classification societies. The conference was traditionally dedicated to the problems of Arctic shipping, shipbuilding and staff training. Professionals from different countries were concerned about the issues of the Arctic Ocean navigation safety, with the problem of global warming and with the need for protection of fragile Arctic ecosystem from technological impact due to hydrocarbons mining and transportation.
- The problem of marine personnel losing qualification
- The logistics will help to organize transportation
The St Petersburg’s Big port, the ports of the Leningrad District and the Volga-Baltic waterway systems are for Russia the same “gateways” to Europe through which the lion’s share of export transportations can be conducted. An influence area of the national ports in the Baltic region is not only limited to the territory of Russia alone. The shipments continue to increase over the years, and therefore the need of further developing the home ports has so far become truly a vital necessity.
- Ferryboats for the Black Sea
Kherson shipyard commissioned a ferryboat - diesel-electric ship with deadweight of 6500 tonnes with the capacity for 50 carriages named as “SMAT” for the Black Sea to “Reserve Capital Corporation” company on March 30, 2007.
The ferryboat project CNF03 is designed by “Marine Engineering Bureau” (Odessa, Ukraine). The vessel is designed and built for the class of Russia’s River Register М-СП 3.5.
Ocean and shelf exploration
- The Antarctica exploration first phase on the programs of IPY 2007/08
REV “Academician Fedorov” Came Back to Saint-Petersburg
Research and expedition vessel “Academician Fedorov” of Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute RosGydroMet has moored to the berth of Kanonersky Shiprepairer, St. Petersburg, ending the 52nd Russia’s Antarctic Expedition and International Polar Year 2007/08 on May, 2. The capitan is Valery Viktorov, sea captain.
- Engineering perspective in estimation of ice effect on ships and marine facilities
Technologies. Books. Exhibitions
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