Khabarovsk Shipyard held online keel-laying ceremony
On 21 April 2020, Khabarovsk Shipyard laid down two crab catching ships with the keel-laying ceremony held online in requirements on coronavirus spread, the company announced.
Participants at the videoconference included Magadan Area Governor Sergey Nosov, Mag-Sea Foreign Director General Mikhail Kotov, Khabarovsk Territory Governor Sergey Furgal, Khabarovsk Shipyard General Director Igor Vasko.
Project 03141 vessels are designed to catch crab and shrimp.
On 27 March Khabarovsk Shipyard received certificates from the Russian Maritime Registry of Shipping for the keel-laying of two crab catchers from a Magadan-based fishing company Mag-Sea International.
The shipbuilding contracts signed on 15 January 2020 are the shipbuilding company's first of the contracts expected.
Khabarovsk shipyard claims other customers are already accepting contracts with further contracts awaiting negotiations.
The specifications of the ship: fishing vessel RS class notation; LOA – 63,27 m; BOA – 10,60 m; depth – 4,60 m; gross tonnage – 1,048 t; main engine – 1,618 kW; speed – 14 knots; crew – 21; endurance – 45 days.
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