The barge Giant-4 towing the nuclear submarine Kursk approached the floating dock No. 50 in the village of Roslyakovo on Sunday at 12:09 a.m., Moscow time, announced head of the Northern Fleet press service Vladimir Navrotsky. At this moment, according to Navrotsky, the gob ropes of the barge are being coiled over the winch of the floating dock. The barge and the submarine will be pulled inside the dock in a matter of several minutes.
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