August 5 - The topside section of a living quarters platform has been transported to the Vladimir Filanovsky oil field in the Caspian Sea.

The facility was built and prepared for transportation under the survey of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) at the Krasnye Barrikady shipyard in the Astrakhan region of Russia.

The topside was transported on the transport-assembly barge Yury Kuvykin, which is owned by Lukoil, from the port of Astrakhan to the installation site in the northern part of the Caspian Sea.

RS explained that as soon as weather conditions allow, work will begin on attaching and installing the topside section to its substructure.