The Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography has placed an order for two Project 17050 research vessels from local builder Nevsky Shipyard.
The vessels will each have a length of 54 metres, a beam of 13.6 metres, a draught of six metres, a speed of 14 knots, an endurance of 20 days, and space for 26 crew.
Onboard facilities will include multiple laboratories and monitoring stations that collect and integrate sensor data.
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