March 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – Today, Akademik Pashin, the latest medium-sized Northern Sea Fleet tanker, conducted a planned drill in the Barents Sea on the transfer of solid and liquid cargoes on the move in a traverse way. The frigate of project 22350 Admiral of the Kasatonov fleet, which continues to carry out the test program in the training ranges of the Northern Fleet, also took part in the exercise.
The exercise on the transfer of goods took place in the Barents Sea in difficult weather conditions, with sea waves 2-3 points and a wind speed of 10-15 meters per second.
When transferring cargo, the frigate and the tanker traveled at a speed of 12 knots at a distance of 50 to 70 meters from each other. As part of the exercise, several tons of dry and liquid cargo were transferred from the tanker to the frigate. During the event, special attention was paid to compliance with environmental safety requirements.
The average marine supply tanker Akademik Pashin, project 23130, became part of the Northern Fleet on January 21 of this year. The ship was built at the Nevsky shipbuilding and ship repair plant. It is equipped with a single-shaft diesel engine, bow thruster. Has an ice class “Arc 4”.
The vessel is equipped with devices for the transfer of liquid and dry goods by wake and traverse methods on the fly at sea. Its cargo system is designed for the simultaneous transportation of eight types of cargo. The length and width of the tanker are 130 and 21 meters, respectively. The maximum speed is 16 knots. Autonomy – 60 days. The crew is 24 people. The maximum displacement is 9000 tons.