RFS Pavel Silaev Transits Dardanelles Under Tow by Sergey Balk

June 9, 2021 (Google Translation) – The anti-sabotage boat “Pavel Silaev” and the sea tug “Sergey Balk” of the Black Sea Fleet (HF) carry out the passage of the Bosphorus and Dardanelles straits. The squadron of ships makes a planned transition from Sevastopol to the Mediterranean Sea, where in accordance with the plan of rotation of ship forces will be…

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UK Using Fishery Patrol Vessels to Track Russian Submarine

July 22, 2020 – Royal Navy fishery patrol vessels have shadowed a surfaced Russian submarine as it passed through the waters close to the UK. HMS Tyne and HMS Mersey watched every movement of the Kilo-class submarine, Krasnodar, after picking up monitoring duties from French light frigate FS Enseigne de Vaisseau Jacoubet off the coast of Ushant Island in Brittany…

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Project 23470 Andrey Stepanov on Sea Trials

May 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crew of the sea tugboat “Andrey Stepanov” continues to carry out activities in accordance with the plan of factory sea trials in the Black Sea. The tugboat staff, together with the factory commissioning team, is trained in the operation, maintenance and practical application of ship systems, devices and mechanisms. As part of the…

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