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  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Italian helicopter company Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Russian Helicopters and Rusian oil giant, Rosneft, have signed an agreement for the future sale of additional twenty AgustaWestland AW 189 commercial helicopters to Rosneft subsidiary, RN-Aircraft. Leonardo-Finmeccanica said on Friday that RN-Aircraft plans to buy more AgustaWestland AW189 helicopters for transportation purporses. The acquisition will follow the contract for ten aircraft […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    A Russian Mi-8 helicopter, operated by Konvers-Avia, that went missing on October 26, has been found on the ocean floor north-east of Heerodden, Svalbard, at a depth of 209 meters. The helicopter was on its way from Pyramiden, an abandoned Russian mining site, to Barentsburg when it fell into the sea, with eight people on board. […]

  • 1 November 2017

    The Maersk Forza subsea construction vessel is expected to start recovery operations as soon as it is positioned over the site.

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Rosneft, Rostec Corporation and Italian group Finmeccanica signed trilateral agreement for strategic partnership. The document was signed by the Head of Rosneft Igor Sechin, Rostec Corporation CEO Sergey Chemezov and the Head of Finmecanica group Mauro Moretti on December 29, 2014. As part of the signed document the parties will establish a Joint Venture (JV) […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    DCNS shipyard in Saint-Nazaire recently held a launching ceremony for Russia’s first Mistral-class helicopter carrier named Vladivostok. The vessel will receive its additional Russian systems at the Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg, and then be handed over to Russia’s Pacific Fleet in November 2014, reports RIA Novosti. Displacement of Mistral-class assault landing ship is […]

  • 16 October 2013

    DCNS shipyard in Saint-Nazaire yesterday held a launching ceremony for Russia’s first Mistral-class helicopter carrier named Vladivostok. The vessel will receive its additional Russian systems at the Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg, and then be handed over to Russia’s Pacific Fleet in November 2014, reports RIA Novosti. Displacement of Mistral-class assault landing ship is 21,000 tons; […]

  • 9 December 2011

      French shipbuilding corporation DCNS has started development of technical documentation to adapt Mistral-class assault landing ships for Russian conditions, reported the shipyard’s press service on Dec 7. “We’re working on conditioning of the ship’s deck for Russia’s specifications. In particular, the question is navigation in severe climatic conditions. For instance, the heliport will be […]

  • 27 June 2013

    Despite all the problems and setbacks the shipyard encountered, St. Petersburg-based Baltiisky Zavod (Baltic Shipyard) carried out the launching ceremony of the stern portion of Russia’s first Mistral-class dock assault helicopter carrier “Vladivostok” on Wednesday. As Itar-Tass reports, the stern portion of the first helicopter carrier that was put afloat will be sent to the French […]

  • 2 February 2012

    First and second Mistral-class amphibious transport docks built for Russian Navy will be named Sevastopol and Vladivostok, said Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM Vladimir Vysotsky at the keel-laying ceremony of Project 20385 lead corvette and Project 22350 frigate held on Feb 1 at Severnaya Verf shipyard (St. Petersburg). According to Vysotsky, each ship will be delivered […]

  • 2 February 2012

      First and second Mistral-class amphibious transport docks built for Russian Navy will be named Sevastopol and Vladivostok, said Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM Vladimir Vysotsky at the keel-laying ceremony of Project 20385 lead corvette and Project 22350 frigate held on Feb 1 at Severnaya Verf shipyard (St. Petersburg). According to Vysotsky, each ship will be […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Baltiysky Zavod shipyard on Dec 2 inked a RUR 2.5-bln agreement with JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation that the yard’s productive capacities would participate in construction of hulls of two Mistral-class assault landing ships, reports RIA Novosti. President of USC Roman Trotsenko and acting Director General of Baltiysky Zavod Valery Venkov signed the document . The subscription […]

  • 26 September 2011

    France will deliver about 20% of equipment for the second two Mistral-class ships with direct involvement of Rosoboronexport, the rest 80% will be produced in Russia, told Director General of JSC Rosoboronexport Anatoly Isaikin in the interview to Kommersant published on Friday. The EUR 1.2-bln contract for construction of two French Mistral-class assault landing ships […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Most likely, third and fourth French Mistral-class assault landing ships will be constructed by Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk, said Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov. “French partners will determine where it would be easier and faster to prepare production. Most likely, that would be Sevmash“, said the minister in the interview to Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper to […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    France has finally succumbed to the pressure of its NATO allies and, according to a statement issued Wednesday by the Office of the French President Francois Hollande, has decided to suspend delivery of Mistral ships to Russia. The 1.2 billion euro deal for the two ships, also known as helicopter carriers, for the Russian Navy was […]

  • 25 May 2010

    Russian shipyards are ready to build Mistral class helicopter carriers whenever they receive orders from the military, industry officials said on Monday. Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said earlier on Monday that Russia had reached the final stage of pre-contract talks with France, Spain and the Netherlands on the purchase of four of the French […]

  • 6 December 2011

      JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) and Baltiysky Zavod​ shipyard on Dec 2 signed a RUR 2.5-bln agreement providing that the yard’s productive capacities would participate in construction of hulls of two Mistral-class assault landing ships, reports RIA Novosti. The document was endorsed by president of USC Roman Trotsenko and acting Director General of Baltiysky […]

  • 2 August 2012

    United Shipbuilding Corporation’s subsidiary Baltic Shipyard has kicked off steel cutting for the first Mistral class amphibious assault ship. Agreement on Mistral ships is one of the largest contracts in the history of Russian-French military cooperation. Recall that the EUR 1.2-bln contract for two Mistral-class assault landing ships was tied with French company DCNS on […]

  • 1 August 2012

    United Shipbuilding Corporation’s subsidiary Baltic Shipyard has kicked off steel cutting for the first Mistral class amphibious assault ship. Agreement on Mistral ships is one of the largest contracts in the history of Russian-French military cooperation. Recall that the EUR 1.2-bln contract for two Mistral-class assault landing ships was tied with French company DCNS on […]

  • 14 December 2011

      DCNS, a French builder has initiated design work for the BPC-type force projection and command vessels ordered for the Russian Navy. Studies dedicated to modifying the vessel design to the specific requirements of the Russian Navy have been started by DCNS. The BPC contract was signed in June with Russian defense export agency Rosoboronexport, […]

  • 14 December 2011

    DCNS, a French builder has initiated design work for the BPC-type force projection and command vessels ordered for the Russian Navy. Studies dedicated to modifying the vessel design to the specific requirements of the Russian Navy have been started by DCNS. The BPC contract was signed in June with Russian defense export agency Rosoboronexport, and […]

  • 26 January 2012

      First Mistral-class ship for Russian Navy will be laid down early Feb in France, reported RIA Novosti on Jan 24 referring to Alexander Fomin, deputy director of Federal Service for Military Technical Cooperation. Agreement on Mistral ships is one of the largest contracts in the history of Russian-French military cooperation. “Keel laying of the […]

  • 2 October 2012

    United Shipbuilding Corporation’s subsidiary Baltiysky Zavod yesterday held a keel laying ceremony for Russian first Mistral class amphibious assault ship. Moscow and Paris signed the EUR 1.2-bln contract for two Mistrals in June 2011. The first ship is planned to join the Russian Navy in 2014, and the second one – in 2015. Agreement on […]