Date: a month ago   Category: Technics

Plavdok of "Admiral Kuznetsov" has burst


The drowned floating dock of PD-50, used at repair of the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier, has received cracks at blow about a bottom, Interfax a source, familiar with a situation, has reported. Defects are revealed as a result of primary inspection of PD-50 performed by divers. "According to their information, at inspection it is revealed that PD-50 as a result of blow about a bottom has sustained damage of the case on which cracks were formed" — the interlocutor has told. According to the source, "there is no wonder, considering the mass of dock and its age". Also the interlocutor has suggested that for this reason the decision on that is still not made to lift dock or not. In November a source Interfax has stated that raising of PD-50 is inexpedient, and instead of the lost equipment acquisition new is allowed. Materials on teme00:02 — Guests about a pushkamia of borders of Russia go on October 31 the largest NATO exercises since cold voynypd-50 is the only floating dock in the north of Russia, capable to accept such ships as "Admiral Kuznetsov". The construction is constructed in 1980 in Sweden. PD-50 in length is equal 330 meters, in width — 67 meters. Loading capacity of a plavdok reaches 80 thousand tons.30 for October about 82nd the ship-repair plant in the settlement of Roslyakovo (Murmansk region) where the only Russian aircraft carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov" was under repair, the floating dock of PD-50 has drowned. An incident has occurred because of failure in supply of electricity that has led to emergency filling of tanks of a plavdok owing to what PD-50 has left under water. On dock two tower cranes, one of them — have fallen to the deck of the only Russian aircraft carrier therefore the hole of 4 by 5 meters in size has appeared. As a result of repair "Admiral Kuznetsov" has to receive the new power equipment and arms. Works are planned to be finished in 2021. In July the CEO of the ship-repair center "Zvezdochka" Sergey Marichev has said that for unloading of the old equipment it is necessary "to ruin" nearly a half of the aircraft carrier. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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