Yaroslavsky Shipyard launches yet another boom-laying boat (photo)
On 20 April 2018, Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant launched the boom-laying boat Kapitan Balashov, the fifth in the series of six boats of Project А-40–2Б-ЯР, says press center of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot).
The ceremony was attended by Vyacheslav Karpov, First Deputy to the Director General of PAO Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant; Galiya Iskhakova, Head of the Fleet Construction Development of the Directorate of the State Customer; etc.
Project А40-2Б-ЯР was developed by Agat-Design LLC in cooperation with Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant PJSC.
The ship is built under the contract with the Directorate of the State Customer in the framework the Federal Targeted Programme “Development of Russia’s Transport System in 2010-2020”.
The boats are intended for transportation and installation of boom guards in sea coastal search and rescue areas, to contain the spread of spilled oil products, to liquidate oil spills, to collect the spilled oil products into floating containers and their further towing to the reception points of shore or floating stations and also for the construction of oil-gathering orders.
PAO Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant (Yaroslavsky Shipyard, managed by JSC FINSUDPROM) is located in the central part of Russia on the Volga River. The shipyard was incorporated in 1993. The company specializes in the construction of civil and naval ships.