On February, 12 an Internet portal Korabel.ru published an interview with the head of the Baltic branch of the Marine Service of Rosmorrechflot Andrey Kobelev.
It notes that the Multipurpose Salvage Vessel of the MPSV07 project "Spasatel Karev" (built at the Nevsky Shipyard), is a part of the Baltic branch and has worked its first five-year cycle. It carried emergency rescue in the Kerch channel for six months. After that, he was involved in the towing of floating cranes built by SF “Almaz” in the Far East. In addition, "Spasatel Karev" took part in expeditions to inspect wells, was engaged in geodetic, survey works in the Barents Sea, the Kara Sea, the Laptev Sea, in the Baltic Sea, was on duty at MISP “Prirazlomnaya”.
On December 29, 2017, the vessel boarded the dock of Pregol shipyard in Kaliningrad to confirm documents for the RS class. After the repair the vessel is planed to relocate to the port of St. Petersburg for carrying out emergency rescue duty."
"Spasatel Karev" is a unique by it equipment and available technology Multipurpose Salvage Vessel, built in 2013 by Nevsky Shipyard, commissioned by the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of the Ministry of Transport of Russian Federation for Morspasluzhba of Rosmorrechflot.
The designer - Marine Engineering Bureau.