On July 30th in Murmansk, a large hydrographic boat “Grigory Shadrin”, built for the hydrographic service of the Northern Fleet, was launched on the water of the Kola Bay of the Barents Sea.
The descent ceremony was attended by officers of the hydrographic service of the fleet, headed by the chief, captain of the 1st rank Alexander Lozyuk, who said that after all the tests and admission to the service, the boat will take its rightful place among the hydrographic vessels of the Northern Fleet and will ensure navigational safety in its area of responsibility.
Renewal of the ship’s composition of hydrographers of the Northern Fleet takes place regularly, over the past few years several large hydrographic boats of project 19920 have been adopted, as well as a small hydrographic vessel “Nikolai Skosyrev”. Last year, after repair and modernization, the hydrographic vessel “Romuald Muklevich” arrived at the fleet, which now performs research tasks in the Arctic.
At the BGC “Grigory Shadrin” for several weeks will continue completion work, after which it will begin testing in the Kola Bay and in the Barents Sea. The transfer of the boat to the hydrographic vessels of the Northern Fleet is planned in mid-autumn.