• 2019 July 31 13:50

    Yantar shipyard completed sea trials of Leninets, trawler of Project SK-3101R

    Kaliningrad, Russia based Baltic Shipyard Yantar (member of United Shipbuilding Corporation) says the trawler of Project SK-3101R named Leninets has completed the main part of its sea trials.

    The builder’s sea trials of the Leninets began on 12 July 2019. The ship made three voyages in the Baltic Sea during which its performance as well as operation of all systems and mechanisms was checked. The trials have confirmed all technical characteristics of the ship. The crew, the trial team of Yantar shipyard and the customer’s inspection commission were working onboard the ship during the tests. 

    The Leninets currently located in the water area of the shipyard is undergoing inspections and remedial actions upon completion of which it will make a test voyage and will be delivered to the customer.

    The contract for construction of three trawler-seiners of Project SK-3101R was signed by the shipyard and Fishing Collective Farm named after V. Lenin (Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky) on January 22, 2016. The lead ship named Leninets laid down in July 2016 was launched in November 2017. Mooring trials of the second ship of the series, the Komandor, began on July 22. The third vessel named Udarnik is being prepared for mooring trials. The entire series is to be delivered this year. 

    The SK-3101R purse seine / pelagic trawler was designed by a Norwegian engineering company Skipskompetanse A.S. that provided design, engineering drawings and technical assistance. The fishing vessel particulars: length overall: 50.6 m, beam: 12 m, main engine rated power about 2200 kW. The vessel was designed for trawl, seine and purse seine deep-water fishing. The caught fish will be stored in sea-water cooled cargo tanks of RSW type.

    Kaliningrad-based Baltic Shipbuilding Plant “Yantar” (Yantar Shipyard) was founded on July 8, 1945 on the basis of a Koenigsberg unit of German’s Schichau Werft. Yantar Shipyard specializes in building and repair of warships and civil boats. Throughout the years the Shipyard has built 160 warships and more than 500 merchant vessels. The Russian Government holds majority stake in the shipbuilding firm through Western Center of Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of state-owned United Shipbuilding Corporation.

    United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC OJSC) is the largest shipbuilding company in Russia. It was set up in 2007 with 100% federal ownership. The holding comprises 40 companies and organizations (major shipbuilding and shiprepairing companies as well as leading design bureaus). Currently, USC consolidates the bulk of the domestic shipbuilding complex. The Russian market is the main focus of the state corporation though it also exports its products to 20 countries worldwide.

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