• 2018 July 6 12:38

    Okskaya Sudoverf launches fourth shallow-draft barge of Project ROB20

    On 5 July 2018, Okskaya Sudoverf shipyard launched the fourth non-self-propelled shallow-draft double-hulled tank barge of Project ROB20. The 6,000 DWT ship of “O” class, “New Belskaya” type, is named Belmax 4, says Marine Engineering Bureau which designed the ship.

    A series of 10 barges is to be built for Saint-Petersburg based shipping company Belmax under the leasing contract signed on 31 October 2017 with State Transport Leasing Company as a customer. The first barge was laid down on 22 November 2017.

    Non-self-propelled tank barges of Project ROB20 are intended for transportation of petroleum products with a flashpoint of 600C and above. With their double sides and double bottoms the vessels feature an improved level of environmental friendliness. The barges will be operated on the Belaya, Kama and Volga rivers.

    The barge is unique with its ability to carry 6,000 tonnes of cargo (draught of 2.75) while its empty weight is 880.

    The ship’s class notation:   O 2.0 non-self-propelled liquid bulk carrier.

    Key particulars:

    LOA, m

    118.79

    Moulded length, m

    117.90

    Waterline length, m

    117.775

    BOA, m

    22.80

    Molded breadth, m

    22.60

    Depth to main deck, m

    3.00

    Depth of trunk, m

    1.00

    Molded depth, m

    4.00

    Draft, m

    2.75

    Deadweight with draft of 2.75 m, t

    6,013

    Cargo tanks capacity, m3

    6,530

    Slop tanks capacity, m3

    340

    Maximum capacity of cargo tanks (including starboard slop tank No1 and a discharge trunk), m3

    6,860

    Okskaya Sudoverf JSC is a modern shipbuilding enterprise, a part of VBTH division of the international transportation group UCL Holding. Okskaya Sudoverf specializes in the construction of oil tankers, medium-tonnage dry cargo vessels of mixed 'river-sea' class, containerships, special crafts and barges. In 2015, Okskaya Sudoverf became the second largest shipyard in Russia in terms of the total newbuilds’ tonnage.

    UCL Holding (Universal Cargo Logistics Holding) is an international transportation group consolidating a number of Russian shipping, shipbuilding, railway, stevedoring and logistic companies. VBTH, the group's division, also comprises North-Western Shipping Company, Volga Shipping Company, V.F. Tanker, shipbuilding and logistics assets.

    Related links:

    Okskaya Sudoverf launches third barge of Project ROB20 >>>>

    Okskaya Sudoverf delivered Belmax 2, second non-self-propelled tank barge of Project ROB20 >>>>

    Okskaya Sudoverf launches second shallow-draft barge of Project ROB20, Belmax 2 (photo) >>>>

    Okskaya Sudoverf launches lead shallow-draft tank barge of Project ROB20, Belmax 1 (photo) >>>>

    Okskaya Sudoverf delivered Belmax 1, first non-self-propelled tank barge of Project ROB20 >>>>





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