With the AFS launched the first two tugs for OMS Shipping

March 28, 2013 in Astrakhan hosted Launching the first two tugs built for the OMS Shipping Ltd. to "Astrakhan Shipbuilding Production Association" (AFS).

 A series of tugs being built with the AFS in the framework of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) to establish a support fleet in the Caspian Sea offshore operations. Of all the stocks of the company will go five ships of this class. Vessel capacity of 880 kWR designed for towing barges displacement of up to 4,000 tons at a speed of up to 5 knots, for the movement of ships in

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The military made a forced march and deployed missile system

The actions of personnel mobile coastal missile complex "Ball" worked servicemen Caspian Flotilla. They marched across country to the starting position and deployed launchers.

Demonstration of the possibilitiesRussian Navy’s only mobile coastal missile complex "Ball" was held at the field output units missile division of the Caspian flotilla on the range "Scorpion" in Dagestan.

According to the military, is unparalleled. The missiles hit the target at a distance of up to 120 kilometers away, in practice, with 100 percent accuracy. "The advantage of this complex is that it is mobile.

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Astrakhan shipbuilders launched the research vessels

On Astrakhan ship repair and ship-building factory "Galaxy" a ceremonial launching of two specialized engineering and research vessels, the so-called "cable-laying." They will be used in research studies of the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea.

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The agreement on the construction of three ships between the Norwegian-Russian company "Petroleum Geo-Services Khazar" and LLC "Galaxy" was made in the winter of this year, and on March 2 procedure has already taken place bookmarks courts. According to the contract factory "Galaxy" as soon as possible built two ships "turn-key", ie, they are ready for use. According to the

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IAC Makhachkala became part of the Caspian Flotilla

New small artillery ship (IAC) Project 21630 "Desperado" — "Makhachkala" is included in the state of the Caspian Flotilla, inform headquarters of the Southern Military District (SOUTH).

"Prior to arrival at the permanent base on the Caspian Sea from the Baltic Sea, the crew under the command of the ship fulfills specific tasks on the organization of everyday life on the ship, the ship‘s holds exercises on preparing the ship for battle and campaign," — said the press service of the Southern Military District.

Then place the teachings of the air defense ship, performance of

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The Marines of the Caspian Flotilla take courses in extreme driving Mustangs

In the divisions of the Marine Corps Caspian Flotilla classes began with the drivers and driver for the development of new skills to drive four-wheel drive truck KAMAZ-53501 "Mustang" family admitted to the compound in 2012, and self-propelled guns, "Nona".

Under the guidance of experienced officers and petty officers, seamen drivers during the theoretical lessons learn traffic rules, master the operation features all-wheel drive vehicles and military equipment.

When practical training soldiers will acquire skills in different driving techniques roads and off-road, in all weather conditions, light and dark, as well as a special

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Azov to the Caspian Sea will join

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In the days before the Russian-Kazakh working group will be presented with a compound of the Caspian and Azov Seas. The project promises to be the most expensive in the history of modern Russia.

The idea to connect the Caspian and Azov appeared in 1930. In 2007, Vladimir Putin said that the need to expand the inland waterways, and then Stalin’s project received a second wind. Last year, the Eurasian Development Bank has allocated $ 2.7 million to study the parameters of the two options: "Eurasia" channel and the second line of "Volga-Don". Led the research institute

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ASPO (Astrakhan) was launched on the jack-up drilling rig project Super 116E

On the landing leading shipyards of the Group "Caspian Energy" Astrakhan Shipbuilding Production Association OJSC ("AFS"), the launching of the water jack-up rig project Super 116E. The customer project — the company Lamprell Energy Ltd.

Under the terms of the contract on completion is planned for jack-up floating in the waters of the AFS, including the installation of deck equipment and testing. Letting the customer rig is planned in the summer of 2013. Building and launching platform hull made using a unique to the region submersible pontoon MAR & GON of "Crane Marine Contractor" (part of "Caspian Energy"). Submersible pontoon

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Astrakhan shipbuilders passed a drilling rig for offshore

More than two years were under construction "Caspian driller" — jack-up rig, which will operate in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea. Astrakhan sudozavod "Red Barricades" carried out this order for Chinese companies, "Sims Yantai Raffles’.

Order Fulfillment of this proves that the plant is successfully developing, strengthening the status of the Astrakhan region as a service center for Caspian oil.

"For decades we build a jack-up drilling rigs, but the object of this level of complexity are renting for the first time" — said CEO sudozavoda "Red Barricades" Alexander Ilyich.

"Caspian driller", a displacement of about nine thousand

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On the Caspian Flotilla received the latest multibeam echo sounders

In the framework of the federal target program "Global Positioning System" and the state defense order for 2012 hydrographic survey ships of the Caspian flotilla received two sets of advanced multi-beam echo sounders.

The main purpose of this equipment — inspection of the bottom waters of sea ports, searching underwater objects, measuring the depth from 20 to 11 sq m and maritime safety as the Caspian flotilla of ships and civilian ships.

Advantage multibeam is that for one measurement at a frequency of 1 second are produced

288 depth measurements (by light) on the bottom area of 50 to

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Caspian Flotilla celebrates 290th anniversary

November 15 marks the Caspian flotilla 290th anniversary of its creation. She appeared in 1722 under the decree of Peter I. Gradually, her husband gained strength after going up in a glorious way, becoming the decisive factor in the approval of Russia as a naval power in the Caspian Sea.

Today, the Caspian Flotilla gets a new look, improved its combat capabilities. It includes the new missile, artillery, amphibious ships that are equipped with the most modern weapons. In the near future the Caspian Flotilla radically change and enhance its state of the. On the stocks’ Zelenodol plant

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