Okskaya shipyard lays down the third oil barge of Project ROB20 (photo)
Okskaya Sudoverf (part of UCL Holding) says it has laid down the third non-self-propelled loading barge of Project ROB20 in a series of ten vessels to be built for Paula Rise LLC (St. Petersburg) with STLC as a customer. Keel-laying of the 6,000DWT barge of О-class and Novaya Belskaya type was held on 20 December 2017, says Marine Engineering Bureau, the project designer.
The contract was signed on 31 October 2017 with the delivery scheduled for the first half of 2018.
For many owners of oil vessels in Russia the 1st of January, 2018 is the deadline when they stop operating tankers built in soviet period.
River transportation of dangerous cargo (including light oil and oil products) by single hull tankers is not allowed under national regulations.
Non-self-propelled loading barges are designed to transport petroleum products with a flashpoint of 600C and above, the main cargo is fuel oil.
Main dimensions: LOA – 118.79 m, BOA – 22.80 m, depth – 4 m, draft – 2.75 m, deadweight – 6,013 t, cargo tanks capacity – 6,860 cbm. RRR class - О 2.0 non-self-propelled tanker.
The lead barge of Project ROB20 was laid down on 22 November 2017, the second and the third – on 30 November 2017.
Okskaya Sudoverf is a modern shipbuilding enterprise, a part of the VBTH division of the international transport group UCL Holding. Okskaya Shipyard specializes in the construction of oil tankers and medium-tonnage mixed 'river-sea' class dry cargo vessels, containerships, special vessels and barges. In 2015, the Oka Shipyard became the second largest shipbuilding enterprise in Russia in terms of the total tonnage of constructed ships.
UCL Holding is an international transport group consolidating a number of Russian shipping, shipbuilding, railway, stevedoring and logistics companies. The group also includes the North-Western and Volga Shipping Companies, the company "VF. Tanker, shipbuilding and logistics assets.
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