On the multipurpose ice-boat Sirius raised the flag

July 4 at the main boat built for the project Rosmorporta Pilot PI-22, raised the flag of Russia. The ceremony was held in the framework of the St. Petersburg International Maritime Defense Show / IMDS-2013 /, where the boat is a floating piece.

As told Itar-Tass Director of Rosmorporta Sergei Pylin in the coming days, the boat will be tested in the Neva River and Lake Ladoga, and then travel to the port of Ust-Luga / Leningrad / on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, and will work on the approaches to this harbor. "The results of the tests may be decided on the construction of a series of such vessels Rosmorporta" — said Pylin.

The boat, built at the Leningrad shipyard "Pella" is designed for the delivery and removal of pilots to ships subject to pilotage, transport Special personnel, passengers, cargo, patrolling and rescue operations. The draft multipurpose boats used modern technical solutions to ensure its seaworthiness and high performance taking into account the specific use in icy conditions. The boat can withstand up to sea state 6 points and pass freely over broken ice. Fresh Water boat is capable of speeds up to 20 knots. Boat hull length is 22 m, width — 5,9 m According Pylin, ships of this class were built in Russia for nearly 30 years

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