Ice-resistant platform for the Yamal Peninsula will be built in Astrakhan

In the “southern center of shipbuilding and ship repair” for the day of the shipbuilder laid the ice-resistant stationary platform for Gazprom. It will work on the gas field “kamennomysskoe — sea” on the Yamal Peninsula in conditions where the ice thickness is two meters, and the depth of the bottom — a total of 8-16 meters. In this field it is planned to annually produce 15 billion cubic meters of gas.

Deputy Chairman of “Gazprom” Oleg Aksyutin expressed confidence that the great potential and knowledge will build deposits and Astrakhan shipbuilders cope with the order, informs GTRK “LOTOS”. In the new project will use only Russian equipment and Russian technology.

“This order allows us to count on the economic development of the region as a whole. The company is poselkoobrazuyuschim, — said the Governor of the Astrakhan region Igor Babushkin. Is the life of the whole village. This is an opportunity to return home to our shipbuilders to continue working here in our company.”

the Ice platform will go on water in Kaliningrad for installation by the beginning of 2022. And already from Kaliningrad platform transportyou to the point of permanent deployment.

“boat Builders traditionally use water for us is the native element for moving — said Vice-President on technical development of JSC “United shipbuilding Corporation” Vasily Boitsov. — Products large, volume. Of course, the waterway is the most profitable, the easiest”.

On a large project of “Gazprom”, which is the creation of ice-resistant fixed platform, the former factory “Red Barricades” employs 900 shipbuilders.

Bookmark ice-resistant stationary platform − the first stage of the work. There are still at least a two-year cooperation of the Astrakhan factories with “Gazprom”.