• 2017 May 16 15:47

    Okskaya shipyard sent thirteenth tanker of Project RST27, Balt Flot 14, for sea trials (photo)

    Navashino based Okskaya Shipyard says it has sent the thirteenth tanker of Project RST27, named Balt Flot 14, for sea trials today, 16 May 2017.

    The ship was launched on 8 June 2016.

    Okskaya shipyard and BF signed a contract for construction of 5 vessels including two RST-27 and three RST-54 tankers in September 2015. The contract involving State Transport Leasing Company (STLC PJSC) was signed in the framework of NEVA-2015, the International Maritime Exhibition and Conferences of Russia.

    According to the statement, the customer decided to convert the ship into a chemical tanker of IMO2 class during the construction.

    Vessels of project RST27 have a record high block coefficient – 0.93. The lead vessel’s speed on measured mile was 11.7 knots. 

    The contract sea / river deadweight  of 6980/5378 t was thus increased by 50 tonnes. The contract speed – by over a knot.

    RST27 project vessels of Volga-Don Max class meet the dimensions of the Volga-Don Ship Canal and Volga-Baltic Waterway. LOA - 140.85 m, beam - 16.6 m, depth - 6 m. 

    The tanker is designed for transportation of crude oil and oil products with no flash point.

    The vessel’s main characteristics: capacity of six cargo tanks and two slop tanks – 8,100 cubic meters, sea / river DWT – 7,022/5,420 tonnes with draft of 4.2 / 3.6 m, operational speed – 11 knots, crew – 12, places – 14 + pilot.

    Okskaya Sudoverf (Shipyard Oka, based in Navashino, Nizhny Novgorod region) was founded in 1907. The modern Okskaya Shipyard OJSC was established through privatization of the state enterprise Navashino Shipyard “Oka”. The shipyard specializes in building multipurpose river and sea-going vessels. In 2015, Okskaya Sudoverf was Russia’s second largest shipyard in terms of total newbuild tonnage.

    Universal Cargo Logistics Holding (UCL Holding) is an international transportation group consolidating a number of Russian shipping, stevedoring, shipbuilding, railway and logistic companies. The group's business is divided into three divisions: UCL Rail, UCL Port and VBTH (shipping division).




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