PORT FLEET tugs to assist nuclear-powered container carrier Sevmorput to Big Port St. Petersburg
The Sevmorput, nuclear-powered LASH carrier / container carrier, will be assisted to Big Port St. Petersburg by tugboats of PORT FLEET ZAO, the towing company told IAA PortNews.
The call of the Sevmorput at Saint-Petersburg is preliminary expected on 15-16 September 2019. The ship will be docked at the berths NoNo 46, 47, 48 of Petrolesport. The nuclear-powered ship is currently sailing along the coast of Norway.
The crews of PORT FLEET tugboats to be involved in moving the Sevmorput to the port will be equipped with individual protection and radiation measurement means.
Astra Shipping is involved as the agent.
As it was reported earlier, the Sevmorput loaded with 204 reefer containers with frozen fish and 66 containers with other cargo left the port of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on 29 August 2019.
The nuclear-powered icebreaking combo LASH carrier / container ship Sevmorput (named after the Northern Sea Route) was built at Kerch, USSR based Zaliv Shipyard. The Sevmorput was laid down on November 2, 1984, launched on February 20, 1986 and put into operation on December 31, 1988.
PORT FLEET company was established in November 1997 on the basis of Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg’s port fleet. The company’s key activity is operation of auxiliary and support ships.
Operating the fleet of 25 vessels including tugboats, bunkering tankers and oil barges, the company offers comprehensive services within and outside the port of Saint-Petersburg including bunkering of vessels with oil products, supply of drinking water, collection and disposal of waste, disinfection of berths, containersa dn other facilities in the port.
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