According to Federal Budgetary Enterprise «State Marine Emergency Salvage, Rescue and Pollution Prevention Coordination Service of the Russian Federation», on May 15th, 2014, the multipurpose salvage vessel “SPASATEL KAVDEYKIN” of MPSV07 project took part in demonstration training for oil products containment and response on the water area of Kola Bay near the rural locality Mishukovo. The training was carried out in accordance with the Agreement between the Russian Federation Government and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway concerning cooperation in combating pollution by oil in the Barents Sea.
The training subject was “Containment and response of simulated oil products spill on the water area and the waterside of Kola Bay”.
The multipurpose salvage vessel with ice class is unique thanks to her equipments and technical capabilities. The vessel was built in 2013 by Nevsky Shipyard on order of the Direction of State Contractor of Marine Transport Development Program of the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation. The three vessels of MPSV07 project are the biggest and the most significant vessels built by Russian shipyards at the expense of Federal Target Program “Russian Transport System Development (2010-2015)”. The fourth vessel is under construction.
The project MPSV07 is developed by Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb, JSC.
The participants of the training were Northern Branch of SMPCSA, Murmansk Maritime Port Administration, ECOservice Ltd., Systems of industrial safety, LLC, Norwegian Coastal Administration, the Barents Sea office of WWF, Intermunicipal Committee Ost-Finnmark, the Headquarter of EMERCOM of Russia in Murmansk region.
The training was successful, the training purposes were achieved, the assigned tasks were performed.
Source: Marine Engineering Bureau