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27.11.19 01:28
Multifunctional SDS08 marine diving vessel "Stloniy grad Yaroslavl" extinguished a fire on the pleasure vessels "Sprinter" and "Forward" at Astrakhan

According to information of the Marine Salvage Service of RosMorRechFlot, on 24.11.2018, the multifunctional SDS08 marine diving vessel "Stloniy grad Yaroslavl" extinguished a fire on the pleasure vessels "Sprinter" and "Forward" at the marine port of Astrakhan.
Source of photo materials is site of TV Channel 7+.
With the help of the Caspian Branch of the FBE "Marine Salvage Service", a fire on the two pleasure vessels "Sprinter" and "Forward" owned by LLC "Marine Offshore Contractor" at the marine port of Astrakhan was extinguished. Both vessels are under winter stopping at the mooring berth of the ship-repairing yard in Astrakhan. The fire was extinguished by joint actions of marine salvors and firemen of Astrakhan Region State Department of Emergencies Ministry.
Signal about the fire on the ship "Sprinter", standing at the berth of the Ship-repairing Yard named after Lenin, entered the control desk of the operational duty center of the MRCC Astrakhan, and then to the operational department of the Caspian Branch of the FBE "Marine Salvage Service" at 2:30 a.m. on November 24th. Caspian Branch forwarded SDS08 marine diving vessel "Stloniy grad Yaroslavl" for carrying out rescue fire operation at the place of accident; vessel had rescue team and corresponding equipment onboard. Exactly in thirty minutes SDS08 marine diving vessel "Stloniy grad Yaroslavl" reached the accident vessel.
By this time, a strong fire had already spread from the m/v "Sprinter" to the m/v "Forward" standing nearby. Rescue team of Marine Salvage Service together with firemen from fire brigades No. 5 and No. 42 of Astrakhan Department of Emergencies Ministry started extinguishing operation. Vessel's onboard fire monitors were used such well as portable firefighting means. As a result of prompt actions of marine salvors and firemen of Emergencies Ministry, the fire at the m/v "Sprinter" and m/v "Forward" was fully extinguished till 4:40 a.m.
There were no injured nor water pollution. This moment, vessels' inspection and definition of fire reasons are carried out.
SDS08 "Stloniy grad Yaroslavl" was built at Yaroslavl Shipyard in 2010 due to order of FSUC "State Customer Management of Maritime Transport Development Programs" of the Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport of the Russian Federation.
SDS08 prj. was designed by Marine Engineering Bureau.
SDS08 marine diving vessel has Ice 2 class, inclined stem and transom aft end, long forecastle, deckhouse located fore. Vessel also has engine room located aft, diesel main engines, two controllable-pitch propellers and bow thruster. Her principal dimensions are as follows:
Length overall is 38.35 m;
Length between perpendiculars is 36.35 m;
Breadth overall is about 7,92 m;
Breadth (due waterline) is 7.70 m;
Design draught is 2.35 m;
Full speed is 12 kn.;
Economical speed is 8 kn.;
Main engines capacity is 2 x 442 kW;
Autonomy is 5 days.
Russian Maritime Registry of Shipping class is KM Ice 2 R2 AUT3-C OMBO SDS>100.
Project considerably differs from existing similar vessels:
1) Diving equipment, mounted on vessel, allows carrying out diving and underwater works on depth till 100 m. There are no analogues of such equipment at existing vessels that are operated by State Maritime Salvage Department of RF;
2) Vessel can carry out fire extinguishing on other vessels and floating objects using two mechanical-foam stream nozzles;
3) Vessel is equipped by tug winch that allows carrying out tugging functions;
4) Vessel will provide oil spill response functions if boom and skimmer are placed onboard;
5) Vessel's characteristics and special equipment provide carrying out of diving salvage operations during sea state up to 3, and vessel can sail to the salvage place while waves' height is 7 m;
6) Two main high-speed engines with capacity of 442 kW each provide required vessel's running qualities, work to the variable-pitch propellers. Bow thruster with capacity of 120 kW is mounted for vessel's keeping at place of operational works;
7) Up-to-date remote-controlled underwater apparatus allow inspection of a sea-bottom, underwater part of ships' hull and rudder propellers of vessels, underwater part of waterside structures on depth till 100 m;
8) Equipment for underwater welding on depth till 25 m and underwater cutting on depth till 100 m is used for salvage operations, repair of underwater part of vessels, repair of hydraulic structures, carrying out of rescue operations. In addition, cargo lifting equipment allows lifting objects of weight till 2.0 t from depth till 100 m;
9) Vessel carries out water pumping from wrecking vessel's compartments and also pontoon air blow during participation in re-floating.
Diving equipment consists of:
• pressure chamber for 4 divers;
• diving half-cone with launching gauge;
• diving equipment with SUPERLITE helmet and DESCO ventilate helmet;
• diving equipment of universal "dry" type;
• divers' water-heater equipment;
• communication equipment;
• underwater illumination equipment;
• underwater television equipment;
• underwater welding/cutting equipment;
• hydraulic tools;
• pumping equipment;
• soil water-cut equipment;
• remote-controlled underwater apparatus;
• diving ladder.
Thereby, unique combination of equipment mounted on vessel, and also high-powered power plant allows carrying out almost any specialized works related to diving-technical works on depth till 100 m. In addition vessel can carry out fire extinguishing on other vessels using two mechanical-foam stream nozzles with capacity of 180 cub.m. per hour and carry out tug functions (ground-mooring-tug winch with force of 7 tons is mounted aft), pump water out from compartment of wrecking vessel, participate into oil spill operations. Such combination of functions is unique for vessel with length of 38 m only.
Keel of the lead SDS08 vessel "Stolniy Grad Yaroslavl" (building No. 201) was laid down on 28.08.2009. Vessel was launched on 12.08.2010 and accepted for operation on 25.10.2010.
Keel of the second vessel "Rostov Velikiy" (building No. 202) was laid down on 09.03.2010. She was launched on 21.04.2011 and accepted for operation on 30.05.2011.
Keel of the third vessel "Uglich" (building No. 203) was laid down on 16.03.2010. She was launched on 24.05.2011 and accepted for operation on 07.08.2011.
Keel of the fourth vessel "Rybinsk" (building No. 204) was laid down on 09.08.2011. She was launched on 19.06.2012 and accepted for operation on 15.08.2012.