Nefteflot delivers lead oil tanker of Project RST11 (photo)
Samara, Russia based shipbuilding and ship repair plant Nefteflot has delivered the lead oil tanker of Project RST11 named Svyatoy Knyaz' Vladimir (after Saint Prince Vladimir, the Baptizer of Kievan Rus) today, 12 December 2017, says the Project designer Marine Engineering Bureau.
The ship has been built under the ordered of State Transport Leasing Company for shipping company Petrotanker.
The tanker was launched on 28 July 2016. Russian River Register certification was obtained on 8 December 2017 upon successful completion of sea trials.
The Svyatoy Knyaz' Vladimir is the first ship built in Samara since 1896.
The ship of Volga-Don Max class has the class notation M-SP 3.5 Russian River Register (RRR).
The vessel of Project RST11 is intended for river-sea and sea transportation of crude oil and oil products, including benzine, without flash point restrictions.
The vessel satisfies the dimensions of the Volga-Don canal and Volga-Baltic Way. Overall vessel length is of 131.64 m, breadth is of 16.5 m, depth is of 5.5 m.
Total capacity of eight cargo tanks and two slop ones is of 7,042 cub. m, deadweight is about 6,586 tons when sea draught is of 4.477 m and about 4,677 tons when river draught is of 3.60 m. Cruising speed is of 10.0 knots.
Two medium-speed diesels (main engine) of 736 kWt each use diesel fuel MDO.
The crew consists of 15 persons (16 places).
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