Akademik Pashin tanker arrived at the port of Murmansk
«Akademik Pashin» made the transition from Baltiysk to Murmansk through the whole of Scandinavia, Nevsky Shipyard says in a press release.
«Akademik Pashin» passed under the famous Oresund bridge (the Oresund bridge connects Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, and the Swedish city -Malmo), as well as along the kingdom of Norway.
As the team notes, the tanker has excellent maneuverability, and during the transition it was possible to develop a speed more than 16 knots.
It is the largest vessel which ever launched at the shipyard during its more than a century-long history. Today The tanker "Academician Pashin" has no analogues in our country.
The vessel is designed for receiving, storing, transporting and transferring of liquid cargo: diesel fuel, fuel oil, aviation kerosene, motor oil, water. Dry cargos: food, skipper and technical equipment.
The tanker is named in honor of the outstanding Russian shipbuilding engineer, Hero of the Russian Federation, academician of Russian Academy of Science Valentin Pashin, who headed the Central Scientific Research institute named after A.Krylov more than 20 years.