Helsinki Shipyard delivered the last of the series of four to SCF-Group
February 6, 2018
SCF-Group indicated their satisfaction to the cooperation with Arctech Helsinki Shipyard over the years. In the end of January the fourth vessel, NB 514, was handed over for SCF-Group. The vessel’s name giving ceremony was held on February 3, 2018, in St. Petersburg. She was given name after very well known Russian political person Evgeny Primakov (1929 – 2015).
The vessel is built to operate in demanding ice conditions. The vessel design and its equipment are planned to secure safety of personnel and vessel is able to operate in emergency situations despite the weather conditions. Vessel is the last from the SCF-Group’s order of four multifunctional icebreakers. NB 514 operates under Russian flag and its’ home port is St. Petersburg, Russia.
Arctech Helsinki Shipyard has built four multifunctional icebreakers during 2014 – 2018 to the order SCF- Group’s order. Gennadiy Nevelskoy, multifunctional icebreaking supply vessel, was delivered first in the beginning of 2017. Stepan Makarov, multifunctional icebreaking platform standby vessel, was ready to hand over on July, 2017. Fedor Ushakov, multifunctional icebreaking platform standy vessel, was delivered on October, 2017. Building the ships engaged approximately 3500 man-years for shipyard and for its subsidiaries.
Main Particulars Length max 104,4 m Beam max 21 m Draught, max 7,9 m Gross Tonnage 8626 Deadweight (max) 3680 t Crew 28 Pax 70
Multifunctional icebreakers are used to transport goods and passenger to offshore production plants and perform stand-by duties nearby. All the vessels are equipped with oil recovery equipment and emergency service.
More information: Evgeniy Kholodov Managing Director p. +358 10 622 20
NB514 on Sea Trials
December 8, 2017
NB514 passed sea trial successfully. More than 300 tests were completed. Bollard pull was as part of the towing winch tests. Despite the harsh weather it went well, also.
Fedor Ushakov’s Naming Ceremony
October 17, 2017
Ribbon was cut by godmother Tatyana Timchenko, Vice-Rector of Admiral Ushakov Marine State University. She was accompanied CEO Esko Mustamäki, Arctech Helsinki Shipyard.
NB515 – engine room has main engines!
October 16, 2017
Four main engines are lifted on the hull in cover graving dock. Total engine power is over 31 000 kW.
Naming ceremony for the new standby vessel was held in Helsinki Shipyard
October 12, 2017
October 11, 2017, Arctech Helsinki Shipyard (part of the USC corporation) hosted the naming of a new offshore support vessel to the order of Sovcomflot. The vessel was named after Admiral Fedor Ushakov, an outstanding Russian naval commander. The home port of the Fedor Ushakov flying the Russian flag will be Saint Petersburg and the vessel will be operated by 28 sailors.
Main specifications: Length – 99.9 m Beam – 21.6 m Draft – 7.6 m Dead weight – 3824 t Ice class – Icebreaker6
The vessels of this series are among the best in their class and are purpose-designed for operating in challenging ice conditions of the Sea of Okhotsk. The vessels’ design and equipment allows them to ensure the safety of Sakhalin-2’s personnel, employed at three offshore production platforms, and a rapid response to emergency situations throughout the year.
The naming ceremony was attended by Aleksey Rakhmanov, President of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, Igor Tonkovidov, Executive Vice-President and Technical Director of Sovcomflot, and Paul Eykhout, Offshore Asset Manager at Sakhalin Energy.
The vessel is named after Admiral Fedor Ushakov (1745–1817), a legendary Russian naval commander, who did not suffer a single defeat throughout his entire career and was instrumental in the founding of the Port of Sevastopol and the development of Russia’s Black Sea fleet. In 2004, Ushakov was canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church.
SCF currently operates 10 vessels that serve Sakhalin-2: three oil tankers; two LNG tankers, and five icebreaking supply and standby vessels. Arctech Helsinki Shipyard has delivered five icebreaking multifunctional vessels for SCF since 2011.