Transport pontoon Sevan. Project 426МВ


KE R3 - RSN Pontoon for transportation services of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.


A universal vehicle designed to transport heavy and large-sized metal structures for offshore construction in the Caspian Sea, as well as for the transport of goods throughout the Volga.


The first operational task of the pontoon is the launch of the LSP-1 drilling rig built at ASPO LLC along the Volga-Caspian Canal to the operation site in the Northern Caspian (Yu.Korchagin field).

Navigation area - r. The Volga and the Caspian Sea to the north of the parallel 440 30' in waves with a wave height of 3% probability of 2.0 m (March-November). The transport pontoon has its own power plant to ensure the operation of a powerful ballast system and ship needs. Ballasting of the “Sevan” transport pontoon is carried out by one operator from the control panel. “Sevan” was converted from an oil barge of project 426M with an increase in carrying capacity due to the additional equipment of side boules and an increase in the width of the vessel.


Non-self-propelled single-deck pontoon with flat contours, side boules, with a forecastle and a wheelhouse on the forecastle, with an engine room in the bow.

Main Features

  • Overall length, m 124.85
  • Maximum length, m 124.2
  • Overall width, m 27.5
  • Estimated width, m 27.2
  • Draft at summer load line, m in the river 2.75
  • Draft at summer load line, m at sea 2.67
  • Empty draft, m nose 1.11
  • Empty draft, m stern 0.8
  • Empty displacement, t 2352
  • Carrying capacity at summer load line draft, t 5040
  • Ballast tank capacity (11 pcs.), t 11940