The eighth ship mine defense project 12700 "Lev Chernavin" lay on Friday at the Sredne-Nevsky shipyard (SNSZ, part of United shipbuilding Corporation).
"Lev Chernavin" will be the eighth ship in the line of project 12700 "Alexandrite" laid down at Sredne-Nevsky shipyard.
Ship mine defense "Lev Chernavin" for the Pacific fleet will be laid on the stocks of JSC "Sredne-Nevsky shipyard" (St.-Petersburg) on the eve of day of the Navy, said Monday, Russian Navy commander Admiral Nikolai Evmenov.
Day of Navy fleet of Russia celebrated annually on the last Sunday of July. In 2020 it will be the 26th number.
Inhabitants of Krasnoyarsk region have chosen the names of the Krasnoyarsk founder Andrey Dubensky and writer Victor Astafiev for the names of two cruise ships that will be built in the near future, said in his account Instagram, the Governor of the region Alexander USS.
"Andrey Dubenskiy and Viktor Astaf'ev – such names will be of the new flagship of the river fleet of the Yenisei river. More than 3 thousand people voted for names for ships that will ply the route Krasnoyarsk - Dudinka - Krasnoyarsk", - stated in the message.