December 14, 2015 - On December 24, 2015, Rybinsk, Yaroslavl region based Vympel Shipyard will lay down a small hydrographic survey vessel of Project 19910 for Defence Ministry’s Navigation and Oceanography Department, the shipbuilder's press release said.
The vessel was designed by naval architecture and marine engineer firm DB Vympel headquartered in Nizhny Novgorod.
The survey vessel will have displacement of 1200 tonnes, length overall - 56 m, beam - 11 m. The ship endurance may reach 25 days.
Vympel Shipyard specializes in the construction of medium- and light-tonnage seagoing and river vessels and boats both for military and civil sectors. Since its inception in 1930, the company was built more than 30,000 ships of various types. Over the past 40 years, the shipbuilding company has delivered more than 1,800 boats to 29 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Africa and South America. Currently Vympel Shipyard is building serial combat missile / patrol boats of new generation, high-speed SAR boats, firefighting ships, hydrographic survey and fishing vessels, tugs and other dedicated fleet, providing warranty / maintenance service for its products.