A floating dock sank in Murmansk, where the cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov was under repair

During the repair of the aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” sank the world’s largest floating dock – the PD-50. The incident occurred just at the 82nd ship repair plant in the village of Roslyakovo (Murmansk region).

According to SeverPost , during the incident, two tower cranes fell, one of them on the deck of an aircraft carrier.

As a result, there are casualties among the crew. While there are known about three wounded, it is possible that they may be dead. Now to the shipyard plant duty service. According to eyewitnesses, ambulance carriages approach the checkpoint. In the local public VKontakte, one of the employees of the company clarified that four people managed to get out of the water.

The cause of the accident was a sudden power outage. After a surge in the electrical network, the pumps were disconnected, the tanks suddenly filled up and the dock plunged into the water, the Zvezdochka Center reported . October 29 in Murmansk there were interruptions in power supply due to wire breaks, which were stuck with snow and frost.

After the accident, the ship was towed to a regular parking place at the 35th ship repair plant in Murmansk. At this plant said that the accident will not affect the timing of repairs. At the same time, according to Novaya Gazeta, the PD-50 floating dock was the only one capable of receiving a cruiser for repair. At the same time, the source “Interfax” said that in Novorossiysk there is a floating dock PD-190, capable of receiving such ships as the “Admiral Kuznetsov.”

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