JSC “Admiralty Shipyards” has successfully finished the first stage of sea trials of large trawler freezer “Captain Vdovichenko” of project ST-192.
The vessel sea trials took place in area of island Gogland in the Gulf of Finland. The sea trial crew has checked performance of main engine and auxiliary diesel generators, conducted the running and speed tests, took the vibration measurements. The specialists tested navigational and radio equipment, fuel, oil and shipboard systems. The trawler has also passed the bollard test. The first stage of the factory testing has proven that the main characteristics of the super-modern vessel are in compliance with the contract obligations.
In the nearest future the trawler will be dry-docked for final finishing of the rooms, adjustment of fish factory, fishmeal and freezer installations.
The contract for construction of ten large fishing freezer trawlers for LLC “Russian Fishery Company” was signed in October of 2017 under the government-sponsored investment ratio program.
The series is being implemented by a pair of ships annually. The first large fishing freezer trawler “Captain Vdovichenko” was launched in March of 2020. The second vessel of the series “Mechanic Maslak” was launched in June of previous year. As of today, the shipyard is performing installation of the trawler hull systems, cladding of rooms, preparation for mooring tests. On the third and the forth trawlers “Mechanic Sizov” and “Captain Martynov” the shipyard workers carry out delivery of structural facilities, performing installation of hull systems and equipment, painting of internal tanks.
The hulls for the fifth and the sixth vessel- “Captain Yunak” and “Mechanic Scherbakov” correspondingly, are under active construction.
The main characteristics of large fishing freezer trawler of project ST-192 large fishing freezer trawler: cargo holds capacity – 5500 m3; length — 108 m; breadth — 21 m; sea endurance by fuel load – 45 days; crew – 139 persons, including fishmeal factory personnel; full sea speed – 15 knots.