PM56 Taking Over as Depot Ship in Tartus

March 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the planned rotation of forces, the floating workshop of the Black Sea Fleet “PM-56” makes the transition from Sevastopol to the Mediterranean Sea to carry out tasks as part of the permanent formation of the Navy in this region.

Currently, the support vessel passes through the Black Sea straits of the Bosphorus and Dardanelles.

During the period when the auxiliary vessel is part of the group, the crew of the workshop will ensure the technical readiness of the ships and vessels of the Russian Navy, performing missions in the Mediterranean Sea.

In the far sea zone, the floating workshop of the Black Sea Fleet will replace the same type vessel of the Baltic Fleet PM-82 on the basis of planned rotation.