Vessels of DCV47 project are going to be transported to Far East
On August 31, 2011 unique operation of loading two support vessels of DCV47 project for Kamchatka aboard of a heavy-lift vessel "HHL Hamburg" was finished at the port of Caucasus.
On August 30, 2011 "Sosnovka-1"(building No is of 10500) was loaded onto hatch covers of heavy-lift vessel. "Sosnovka-2"(building No is of 10501) was loaded aboard on August 31, 2011. Weight of each vessel is of 379 tons.
Shipping company HANSA HEAVY LIFT GmbH supposes to deliver "valuable cargo" to the destination point of the port of Vladivostok till October 1, 2011.
"Sosnovka-1" and "Sosnovka-2" vessels were built at Sosnovka Shipyard (Murat Duguzhev is a general director).
Maritime and River Fleet Federal Agency of RF Transport Ministry is a customer.
Vessels are being built in accordance with Federal purpose plan "Economical and social development of Far East and Transbaikalia till 2013".
Vessel's project is designed by the Marine Engineering Bureau (MEB).
Vessels are of seagoing ro-ro self-propelled barge type with cargo lifting capacity of 250 t.
Vessels are assigned for general, bulk, containers, wheel and track vehicles (roll-on method) transportations; cargo loading/unloading on the roads; cargo delivery to unequipped shore with drainage ability on sand-gravel soil and providing horizontal unloading of delivered cargo with help of bow ramp or with help of onboard cargo crane.
Vessel's principal dimensions are as follows:
Length overall is of 42.60 m;
Length between perpendiculars is of 38.40 m;
Breadth overall is about 8.82 m;
Breadth is of 8.60 m;
Draught (summer free board) is of 2.0 m;
Full speed is of 9 kn;
Main engines capacity is of 2 x 256 kWt.
Russian Maritime Registry of Shipping class is of KM Ice 2 R1 AUT3 OMBO.
Permitted load on cargo deck is of 15 tons per wheel vehicle axis or track vehicle weight up to 60 t.
Container capacity is of 12 TEU.
Cargo crane's capacity is of 7.3 t (while boom is of 20 m).
The keel of lead supply vessel "Sosnovka-1" of DCV47 project (building No. is of 10500) was laid down on 13.01.10. She was launched on 13.05.11 and put into operation 06.08.11.
The keel of second supply vessel in the series "Sosnovka-2" (building No. is of 10501) was laid down on 18.01.10. She was launched on 25.05.11 and put into operation on 06.08.11.
The keel of third supply vessel in the series "Sosnovka-3" (building No. is of 10502) was laid down on 28.02.11.
The keel of fourth supply vessel "Sosnovka-4" of DCV47 project (building No. is of 10503) was laid down on 11.03.11.