The cause of the accident at the dock, where repaired «Admiral Kuznetsov»

© RIA Novosti / Igor Alienability in photobacteria aircraft-carrying cruiser (TAVKR) Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov on the dock in the Kola Bay in the Murmansk region. Archival photoThe cause of the accident at the dock, where repaired «Admiral Kuznetsov»© RIA Novosti / Igor Ajankohtaista the image Bank

RIA Novosti. One of the world’s biggest floating docks in the PD-50, which made the repair of aircraft carrier «Admiral Kuznetsov», was sunk in the 82nd ship repair plant in Murmansk from-for failure in power, RIA Novosti said the representative of the company.

«When conducting dock work workers 82-second shipyard in the town Roslyakovo has occurred, an interruption in the supply of electricity, the result of which was filled with non-standard tank floating dock PD-50. As a consequence floating dock abruptly went under water. There are no victims,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

The source added that «Admiral Kuznetsov» in the result of incident has not suffered, it is towed to the pier staff for further planning works.

Eugene Gladyshev, head of the press service of the center for ship repair «Zvezdochka», which is the executor of contract for repair of aircraft carrier, told RIA Novosti that the flooding of the floating dock in the water were four workers.

Aircraft-carrying cruiser «Admiral Kuznetsov»

Heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser (TAVKR) «Admiral Kuznetsov» — the ship project 1143.5, the only part of the naval fleet in its class. The aircraft carrier was commissioned in 1991.

«Admiral Kuznetsov» is designed to engage large surface targets, protection of marine compounds from potential enemy attacks using aircraft carriers and a large number of submarines, and to support amphibious operations.

The basis of the air wing of the carrier are carrier-based fighter-bombers MiG-29K and MiG-29KUB, as well as a heavy carrier-based fighter-bombers su-33.

Depending on the tasks performed, the ship can also carry anti-submarine helicopters Ka-27, shock-assault helicopters Ka-29 and tested attack helicopters Ka-52K.

In addition, the «Admiral Kuznetsov» has antiship cruise missile complex impact of missiles «Granit» (12 underdeck launchers located at the base of the ramp), anti-aircraft missile system «Dagger» (4 module 192 missiles), «Dagger» (8 modules 256 missiles and 48 thousand shells).

Earlier, the President of the United shipbuilding Corporation (USC) Alexey Rakhmanov said that work on repair and modernization of the ship is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2020. In the first half of 2021 will be tested, and the ship will be delivered to the Navy.

The 82nd ship-repair plant

Shipyard established on the basis of «ship repair workshops № 1079» by order of the commander of the Northern fleet on may 1, 1947.

Later transformed into the Federal state unitary enterprise «the 82nd ship-repair plant» of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation, followed by privatization was transformed into a joint-stock company «82 SRZ».

The company performs all types of ship repair works of any complexity: hull works, repair and replacement of piping, fittings, ventilation and air conditioning, as well as of the whole range of auxiliary mechanisms.

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