The world’s largest floating dock sank during the repair of “Admiral Kuznetsov”


Photo: Eugene Vadim epanchitsev / RIA Novosti

The world’s largest floating dock PD-50 was sunk during the repair of aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov”. It is reported by the regional news Agency “Severest”.

The incident occurred in the 82nd shipyard in Roslyakovo village in the Murmansk region. On the dock fell two tower cranes, one of them on the deck, the only Russian aircraft carrier.

To place emergency pulled together the emergency services, eyewitnesses in social networks tell about the variety of vehicles approaching the entrance of the plant ambulances and police. Military and officers began a rescue operation.

In turn, the publication “Murmansk Bulletin” says that, according to unconfirmed reports, four workers fell into the water. Official information about the accident at the moment.

“Admiral Kuznetsov” is currently on repair. The ship must obtain new energy equipment and weapons. Relevant work planned for completion in 2021. In July, the General Director of ship-repair center “Zvezdochka” Sergey Marichev said that to unload the old equipment will have to “maximize” almost half of the only Russian aircraft carrier.

Video, photo All from Russia.



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