AAleksandr Suvorovleksandr Suvorov at anchor in the Bristol Channel
14 December 2009.

Note: these photographs were not taken in the Bristol Channel.

 

Murmansk State Sea Dry-cargo and Passenger Shipping Company was founded on September 22, 1939 (since 1967 - Aleksandr SuvorovMurmansk Shipping Company). In 1993 it was reorganized into Joint Stock Company with joint ownership. It is the successor of the state enterprise "Murmansk Shipping Company". Cargo transportation share of JSC "Murmansk Shipping Company" is 40% in transportation market among vessels working under the Russian flag.
Aleksandr SuvorovJSC "Murmansk Shipping Company" is a highly integrated corporate structure. It includes fleet of three shipping companies: JSC "Murmansk Shipping Company", JSC "Northern Shipping Company", JSC "Northern River Shipping Lines", their total deadweight is about 1.2 million tons. JSC "Murmansk Shipping Company" plays the key role in cargo transportation to Russian Arctic regions. It carries about 80% of cargo transportation in the Northern Sea Route.

 Ship Details:

Ship Name DMITRIY POZHARSKIY PETR VELIKIY ALEKSANDR SUVOROV MIKHAIL KUTUZOV KUZMA MININ ADMIRAL USHAKOV IVAN SUSANIN
Built March 1978 September 1978 January 1979 April 1979 February 1980 July 1979 May 1981
WARNOWWERFT SHIPYARD WARNEMUNDE, FORMER GDR
Modernization 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004 2005 2007
CHENGXI SHIPYARD, QINGDAO, CHINA
IMO No. 7721201 7721225 7721237 7721249 7721263 7721251 8131879
Ship Type BULK CARRIER/GEARLESS
Flag RUSSIAN
Port of Registry MURMANSK
Class KMLU4 A2 BULK CARRIER (ESP)
Classification Society RUSSIAN MARITIME REGISTER OF SHIPPING
Ice class LU4 (EQUIVALENT TO FINNISH 1A)

TONNAGE / DIMENSIONS

DWT: PETR VELIKIY
ALEKSANDR SUVOROV
MIKHAIL KUTUZOV
KUZMA MININ
ADMIRAL USHAKOV
IVAN SUSANIN
23 169 Length (OA) 180.5 m
Length (BP) 173.28 m
DMITRIY POZHARSKIY 23 285 Breadth moulded 22.86 m
GT (Gross Tonnage)   16 257 Draft 9.88 m
NT (Net Tonnage)   7 306 Depth moulded 13.5 m

CARGO CAPACITIES / HOLDS

General

Grain capacity 25 444 m3 Decks 1
Ore STRENGTHENED Number of Hatches/Holds 7/7
TEU 512 Hatch Size 6: 12.80 x 13.50 m
1: 12.80 x 10.80 m
Container fitted: VSL HAS NOT ON BOARD CONTAINER LASHING MATERIAL

Max permissible loads (t / m2)

  Hold 1 Hold 2 Hold 3 Hold 4 Hold 4A Hold 5 Hold 6
Hatch Covers 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75
Tank Top 22.50 12.50 29.00 18.50 29.00 12.50 29.00
Upper Deck 1.75
Max Load (evenly) (mtns) 4820 4410 7340 6800 7340 4730 7220

ENGINE

  Main Auxiliary
Number 1 4
Description 2S 8 CYL;
MAN, K8Z 70 / 120 E
SKL 8VD 36/24A-1
Builder DMR, GERMANY SKL. MAGDEBURG
RPM 140 500
Output (KW/BHP) 8235 / 11200 440 / 600
Fuel grade PETR VELIKIY
ALEKSANDR SUVOROV
MIKHAIL KUTUZOV
KUZMA MININ
DMITRIY POZHARSKIY
ADMIRAL USHAKOV
IFO180 CST RME 25 MDO DBM BRIGHT AND CLEAR, MGO
IVAN SUSANIN IFO 380
KUZMA MININ: BOW THRUSTER BRUNVOLL, TYPE FU-45-LTC-1375-400KW