Academician Pashin is ready to enter service for the Russian Navy
New tanker of Russian Navy, Academician Pashin has successfully completed its trials and the vessel is ready to join the Northern Fleet’s logistics and support forces.
The medium-sized tanker, Academician Pashin incorporates a steel hull with Arc 4 class ice strengthening. The ship has an overall length of 130m, a breadth of 21m, a maximum draught of 7m, and deadweight of 9,000t at maximum draught. The displacement of the ship will be approximately 14,000t.
The vessel will be outfitted and equipped for year-round operations, and will independently sail without limitation in area according to the rules specified in the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping. The replenishment tanker, which will sail to a maximum range of approximately 8,000 nautical miles, is designed to sail at a speed of 16k and offer an endurance of 60 days.
“On December 30, a solemn ceremony of hoisting the flag of the Navy’s auxiliary fleet will take place aboard the vessel at the Northern Fleet’s main base of Severomorsk,” the press office announced.
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