Shipyard “Yantar” Began Construction of Large Landing Ship “Petr Morgunov”
The Baltic Shipyard “Yantar” in Kaliningrad began construction of a large landing ship “Petr Morgunov” of the project 11711, TASS reports referring to the press-secretary of the company Sergei Mikhailov.
“In fact, we effectuate hull works – forming of sections and blocks for the ship’s hull, the equipment procurement is carried out in parallel,” Mikhailov said.
The contract for the construction of the ship was signed in September last year. “Petr Morgunov” is the second ship of the project 11711 after the leading large landing ship “Ivan Gren”, which is planned to be transferred to the customer this year.
Displacement of large landing ship of the project 11711 is 5,000 tons, speed – 18 knots. The length of the ship – 120 m, width – 16.5 m, draft – 3.6 m. The number of crew – 100 people.
Large landing ship is designed for landing, transportation of equipment and equipment.