Almaz Shipyard floats out new ice-class patrol boat of Project 22120 (photo release)
Shipbuilding firm Almaz has floated out a new ice-class Littoral Patrol / Interceptor Boat of Project 22120 (Hull No 051) from the floating dock № 455, the Almaz press release said.
On December 5 the ship was moored at the quay wall of the shipyard, for further outfitting and completion. The serial boat was ordered by Coast Guard Department of Russian FSB’s Border Guard Service.
The Project 22120 was designed by PetroBalt Design Bureau. The vessel is intended for patrolling littoral areas and interception of illegal fishing in Russian territorial waters.
Ship's main characteristics: length overall - 71 m, beam - 10,5 m, draft - 3.37 m, displacement - about 1,023 tons, cruising range – 6,000 nm, endurance -20 days, max speed - 24 knots, crew - 18 people.
Almaz Shipbuilding Company is located on Petrovsky Island of St. Petersburg, in close proximity to the Gulf of Finland. The yard’s encompasses 165sq km. Modern slip docks, two floating docks of 2500 and 3000 tons enable the firm to produce a full cycle of ship construction in the shop. The enterprise provides ranged services for repair, renovation and conversion of vessels. Both Almaz Shipbuilding Co and another St. Petersburg-based shipbuilder Almaz Marine Yard specialize in construction of HSCs, JHSVs and ACVs for the Russian Federal Border Service and the Russian Navy. The shipbuilding firm employs 1000 people.