Three compartments of Kursk to be transferred to Sayda bay

Publish date: May 23, 2003

Three compartments of Kursk submarine assembled in one block have been presented for inspection to the special commission, Northern Saturday Newspaper from Severodvinsk reported.

According to chief engineer Rostislav Rimdenok, it is planned to transfer the block to the dock where it will be stored till the end of May. In the beginning of June the block will be transported to Sayda bay in the western part of the Kola Peninsula, temporary storage location for reactor compartments of the decommissioned nuclear submarines. The two blocks, which has been situated at the Nerpa shipyard since January, and the block from shipyard ”10 SRZ” will be transported together with the Kursk block to Sayda bay.