Ship repair centre "Zvezdochka" (Murmansk) intends to contract with the only bidder on a number of repairs on the aircraft carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov", in which the fire occurred, the contract price is of 251.4 million rubles, follows from the data portal of public procurement.
The fire on the "Admiral Kuznetsov" took place on 12 December last year in the first unit as the result of sparks from welding work in the hold, where the spilled fuel. The fire was extinguished nearly a day, two people were killed and more than ten were injured. The head of the United shipbuilding Corporation (USC) Alexey Rakhmanov has told RIA Novosti that the fire will not affect the ship date to the fleet in 2022 after repair and modernization. Now the ship is being repaired in Murmansk.