Project 12800 Pyotr Ilyichev Prepares to Receive Crew

The Kamchatka crew of the Pyotr Ilyichev mine defense ship under the command of Commander Lieutenant-Commander Yuri Nikitenko, after training at the Joint Training Center of the Navy (Navy), arrived in St. Petersburg and is ready to move to the ship. At the training center, naval sailors studied the principles of building a ship of a new project and the…

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Ninth Project 12700 Keel Laid at Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard

At the Sredne-Nevsky shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation), the laying ceremony of the mine defense ship (PMO) of project 12700 took place September 9, 2021. The ceremony was attended by the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolay Evmenov, General Director of JSC SNSZ Vladimir Seredokho, First Deputy General Director of JSC USC Andrei Buzinov, Chief Adviser to…

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Mine defense ship Pyotr Ilyichev launched

April 28, 2020 (Google Translation) – On April 28, in St. Petersburg at the Sredne-Nevsky shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation), the launching ceremony of the mine defense ship “Pyotr Ilyichev” of project 12700 took place. Poltavchenko, General Director of SNSZ Vladimir Seredokho, General Director of the Central Marine Design Bureau “Almaz” Alexander Shlyakhtenko. “Despite the difficult times in…

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Project 12700 Pyotr Ilyichev Rolled Out

January 22, 2021 (Google Translation) – The shipbuilders of the Sredne-Nevsky shipbuilding plant (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) brought the mine defense ship (PMO) “Pyotr Ilyichev” of project 12700 “Alexandrite” out of the workshop. By the end of 2020, the shipyard specialists completed work on the formation of the hull and part of the superstructure of the ship, their…

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Project 12700 Yakov Balyaev Final Sea Trials in Sea of Japan

December 7, 2020 (Google Translation) – The newest mine-sweeping ship of project 12700 “Yakov Balyaev” entered the Sea of ​​Japan for the final stage of factory running and state tests. At sea, the crew, together with industry representatives, will finally confirm the operability of the trawler’s systems and mechanisms, and will test the ship’s weapons. It is planned that on…

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Project 12700 Yakov Balyaev arrives in Vladivostok

October 22, 2020 (Google Translation) – The newest mine-sweeping ship “Yakov Balyaev”, after crossing the Northern Sea Route and entering Kamchatka, arrived in Vladivostok. The minesweeper was escorted to the capital of Primorsky Krai by the sea tug (MB) Antey. On the way from St. Petersburg, the ship and the tug covered about 14 thousand nautical miles. In Vladivostok, the…

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