Floating power barge Severnoe Siyanie. Project 1527


KM L3 III of USSR Maritime Register


The ship is intended to supply power to industrial regions of the North and North-East of Russia. The electrical power plant is located in artificial and natural lakes protected against wind and wave.


Non-self-propelled single-deck ship with an excessive freeboard, with a long forecastle and a well-developed three-tier superstructure, with a power plant (two  gas-turbine units) arranged on the tanktop in the hull. Gas-turbine units are capable to operate on diesel oil, motor fuel as well as on fuel gas. Provision is made for accommodation and public spaces for the crew.

Main Features

  • Length overall, m 74.8
  • Length at DWL, m 72.0
  • Breadth overall, m 17.0
  • Breadth at DWL at draft of 2.1m, m 16.33
  • Depth, m 3.7
  • Operating draft, m 2.18
  • Draft at transit, m 1.72
  • Maintenance crew, pers. 38

Power plant

  • Main power plant
  • Gas turbine engine, pcs. x kW 2x12000
  • Diesel generator, pcs. x kW 2x320
  • Boiler unit, pcs. x kg/h 2x6.0
  • Exhaust boiler, pcs. x kg/h 2x18.0
  • Electrical power plant:
  • main plant - 6.3 kW
  • auxiliary plant - 0.4 kW