Floating crane "Volgar"

Type and purpose

Marine, non self-propelled, crane barge with non-swing hoisting gear.

  • Purpose ofthe crane barge-on-loading/off-loading operations ath3%=1,25mand 5points wind. Operating area— mixed type (river sea) navigation area ath3% 4,0m,not over 100miles away from shelter and rated and safe distance between shelters not over 200miles;
  • Operating area the Northern Caspian.


Anchor gear:

  • stern anchor gear consisting of2eight-ton anchors (type Hall), anchor chains of78-cm diameter, chain boxes, capstans and port stop device;
  • bow anchor gear consisting of2three-ton anchors.

Mooring winches:

  • 4stern winches and 2bow winches for maneuvering during on-loading/off-loading operations.

Gearing devices:

  • 4propeller propulsion steering columns for maneuvering during on-load/off-load operations and navigation instill water atspeed ofapprox 6knots.

Power generation plant

  • 2diesel-generators, 500kWt each, and 1diesel-generator, 320kWt;

Auxiliary mechanisms and equipment ofpower generation plant and marine systems

  • marine systems: ballast, drainage, bilge system, sewage, VAC, aerosol fire system for engine rooms, water fire system.

Electrical equipment, control systems, radio equipment

  • Main three-phase A/C, 380V, 50Hz.
  • Marine power generation plant:
    נ3main diesel-generators, supply power for loading-offloading operations, maneuvering operations, harbour diesel-generators generate power for the ship during stay atthe harbor, accumulator batteries.

  • Control stations:
    נcrane barge control station and lifting device control station indeckhouse onthe 3ddeck, Central control station inmain switchboard room, local control stations.
  • Main diesel-generators remote automatic control system, marine mechanisms control systems.
    נLoad lifting limitation system.
    נGMDSS radio equipment.

Main characteristics:

Ship-owner "Crane Marine Contractor Ltd."
Port ofregistry Astrakhan, the Russian Federation
Flagthe Russian Federation
Society the Russian Maritime Register ofShipping (RMRS)
Sea class KEII ҏ
Displacement 10701tons
Lifting capacity:
- main hoist 1400tons
- auxiliary hoist 250tons
Lifting Gear Non-Positioning
Length 86,40metres
Width 33,60metres
Height ofthe board 7,00metres
Draught 4,20metres
- Fuel and oil 20days
- Provision, water 10days