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The Keellaying ceremony of the buoy laying vessel project BLV01 was carried out at ZNT yard on the 15th of July, 2010

Construction of a buoy vessel, project BLV01 is executed for the Federal state unitary enterprise "Rosmorport".
 The project is done by Marine Engineering Bureau

Type of the vessel
A steel one-deck self-propelled twin-screw vessel with a forecastle superstructure, a transom stern and aft crinolines, with a fore working deck, which allows to place simultaneously 4 buoys BMBL-78 with anchoring mechanisms, main engines and an accommodation in the aft, with a cargo crane.

The purpose of the vessel:
The buoy vessel is intended to work on installation of floating navigation guards at the approach zones and water areas of ports, service of the guards.

Extra functions:
- Participation in operations on oil spills liquidation as an auxiliary transport for elimination equipment, and as a vessel for the installation of slick bars beyond the spill area. The vessel's operation directly in the spill area is not foreseen.
- Inspection of the sea floor, search for sunken objects, including buoys' anchors with the help of a hydrographic echo sounder.
- Sewage water reception.

Main characteristics:

Length overall43,00 m
Length between the perpendicular lines37,20 m
Length between the perpendicular lines37,90 m
Breadth the biggest (incl. fenders)10,20 m
Breadth9,20 m
Board height at the middle part3,30 m
Draft at the KWL2, 50 m
Deadweight with the draft at the KWL (about)221 ton
Cargo hold capacity (about)100 m3
Drain tank capacity (about)55 m3
ME nominal power2x405 kWt
Travel speed (not less than) at deep still waters for a freshly painted hull without fouling with the draft of 2,5 m10 knots


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