The Kremlin is monitoring the situation with the aircraft carrier «Admiral Kuznetsov»

© Photo : JSC «shipyard 82″Heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser of the Northern fleet Admiral Kuznetsov in the floating dock at the 82nd shipyard. Archive photoThe Kremlin is monitoring the situation with the aircraft carrier «Admiral Kuznetsov»© Photo : JSC «82 shipyard»

The Kremlin is monitoring the situation with the aircraft carrier «Admiral Kuznetsov», are guided by the information of the United shipbuilding Corporation (USC) said to journalists on Tuesday, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

In the night of Tuesday when the contractor 82nd ship repair plant — operations for launching heavy aircraft carrier «Admiral Kuznetsov» there was an emergency situation due to the disruption in the supply of electricity was filled with non-standard tank floating dock PD-50 floating dock abruptly went under the water, in addition, the fallen crane floating dock has damaged part of the deck of an aircraft carrier.

As the head of the United shipbuilding Corporation (USC) Alexey Rakhmanov, the aircraft carrier «Admiral Kuznetsov» has not received significant damage due to flooding the dock, the finishing date will remain the same.

«Already there were statements of the United shipbuilding Corporation that any damage that could affect the turnaround time for the «Admiral Kuznetsov», no. The situation is an emergency, but steps are being taken, of course. In this case, we orientirueshsya on information coming from USC,» said Sands, answering the question of whether the Kremlin over the situation with the «Admiral Kuznetsov» and the accident in Murmansk.

On Monday at 23.56 on the control panel of the government of the Murmansk region received the report from the Manager of the 112 system that, in the 82nd shipyard in Roslyakovo in the conduct dock operations occurred pritoplennye floating dock located inside the aircraft carrier «Admiral Kuznetsov». The scene is moved, the forces and means of constant readiness of RSChS territorial link of the Murmansk region. Takr «Admiral Kuznetsov» tugs launched into the RAID. Evacuated 71 people.

At 02.40 aircraft carrier «Admiral Kuznetsov» towed to a safe distance, at 03.30 dock is completely gone under water. Further search and rescue work will be carried out by the management of search and rescue operations of the Northern fleet.

On Tuesday morning at the scene of the accident sent the ship with deep-sea equipment and divers-glubokovodnoi.

SC opened a criminal case on the fact of violation of safety rules. At the scene works investigative group of the investigation Department of the Murmansk transport. From the apparatus of the investigation Department left the staff of the Department of criminology and investigator for investigation of particularly important cases.