The Russian Navy accepted the project 23120 logistical support vessel Vsevolod Bobrov on 8 August 2021.
The acceptance act was signed by the chairman of the Commission for State Acceptance of Ships, Captain I Rank Andrei Yegorov.
The date of the ceremony of raising the Andreevsky flag will be determined by the command of the fleet.
Following the ceremony, the ship went to serve in the Black Sea Fleet, where she will be permanently deployed. The lead ship of the Elbrus project is serving in the Northern Fleet.
Vsevolod Bobrov is the second ice-class logistics support vessel. Laid down in 2013 and launched in 2016, she has been completed with design modifications based on operational experience gained with the lead vessel Elbrus.
The vessel is multifunctional, designed for the carriage of goods, towing, carrying out hydrographic research, providing assistance to ships in distress.
The ship’s hull with ice class ARC4 allows breaking ice up to 0.6m thick. She measures 95m by 22m, has a speed of 18 knots, a displacement of nine tons, and a cruising range of 500 nautical miles.