JSC "Admiralty Shipyards" launched a factory test run scientific research vessel "Akademik Treshnikov." The test program taking place in the Gulf of Finland near the island of Hogland, designed for 11 days.
During the acceptance test team to check the operation of the main engine, steering gear, auxiliary machinery, communications and navigation, anchor gear. And also hold fast, maneuverable and vibration testing of the ship and its work unattended — the work of the vessel during the day in the automatic mode (control of the ship’s propulsion plant is carried out without the presence of the members of the crew in the engine room).
The structure of commissioning team includes 160 people — specialists in various departments shipyard representatives of the customer, the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, contractors and the crew of the scientific expedition vessel. After the completion of tests to be skilled shipyard inspection and finishing of the ship. Transfer of scientific research vessel "Akademik Treshnikov" the customer is scheduled for August of this year.
The factory sea trials are one of the essential stages of completing the process of construction of any ship or vessel, and are carried out to check the conditions in the running of its systems and mechanisms for compliance with the approved specifications, diagrams, technical descriptions and instructions for use.
"Academic Treshnikov" — Research vessel built for the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, Russia (Roshydromet). The new flagship scientific expedition fleet replacement vessel "Akademik Fedorov" and is intended to support the activities of the Russian Antarctic expedition: the replacement of staff of the Antarctic stations, delivery of goods to discharge to the wild coast and the ice, carrying out scientific research in the ocean and the study of natural resources and events; removal of waste and debris from the Antarctic. The vessel provides a comfortable working environment for the crew and expedition ambient temperatures up to minus 40 ° C. Ship’s navigation area is unlimited, including solitary swimming and drift in the ice conditions of the Arctic seas and swimming in the tropical seas.