Sevmorzavod shipyard launched non-self-propelled floating crane 'Sevastopol'
On 10 October 2019, Sevastopol Marine Plant (Sevmorzavod shipyard, branch of Shiprepairing Center Zvyozdochka of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) launched the non-self-propelled floating crane of Project ПК-400, Zvyozdochka says in a press release.
The floating crane designed by Sevastopol based CDB Corall was laid down on 24 November 2017.
The Sevastopol, floating crane of Project ПК-400 with lifting capacity of 400 tonnes is designed for loading/unloading of cargo in protected an open water areas as well as for transportation of cargo on the upper deck.
Key particulars: length – 64.8 m; width – 25.8 m; depth – 5.4 m, height – 35 m; displacement – 3,707 t, weight max – 2,927 t, weight of superstructure – 1,100 t.
The shipyard has built more than 70 floating cranes with lifting capacity of 50 to 1,600 tonnes. All of them are still in operation.
In November 2018, Sevmorzavod started construction of the Grigory Prosyankin floating crane with lifting capacity of 700 tonnes ordered by Production Association 'Northern machine–building enterprise' (Sevmash, a company of USC).
Sevastopol Marine Plant (Sevmorzavod shipyard) was founded in 1783. In March 2015, the Government of Sevastopol and Russia's shipbuilding conglomerate United Shipbuilding Corporation signed a Memorandum on Cooperation with the purpose of reviving the company. Currently, the Zvezdochka's Sevastopol unit specializes in shipbuilding, ship repair, manufacturing onboard and industrial equipment, engineering and manufacturing of metal structures. The company is on the list of organizations of Russia’s defense industry complex.
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