Murmansk Branch News

Murmansk Branch pilot service carries out operation to provide pilotage for unloading and towage of drill boat in Kola Bay

The FSUE “Rosmorport” Murmansk Branch pilot service carried out a complex navigation operation to unload the Nan Hai 8 drill boat installed on the HLV Red Zed I specialized dockage facility on June 30, 2019.

The operation of unloading the drill boat involved three pilots: Ivan Ordin, Robert Katsalukha and Mikhail Kosmyl.

During the planned events, the drill boat has been safely floated out from the dockage facility working deck. Then four tugs have towed the drill boat to the anchoring station in the water area of the seaport of Murmansk where the drill boat was positioned (was held still) until fully fastened on four anchors.

The drill boat has been taken to the seaport of Murmansk in order to carry out preparatory works. The drill boat is planned to stay in the seaport for about 10 days.