• 2019 April 2 18:00

    Okskaya Sudoverf launches third dry cargo carrier of Project RSD32M, Navis-3, ordered by STLC

    On 2 April 2019, Okskaya Sudoverf (a company of UCL Holding) launched yet another dry cargo carrier of Project RSD32M, Navis-3, says Marine Engineering Bureau (MEB), the ship designer.

    The ship was ordered by State Transport Leasing Company PJSC with Dimar Freight as a leaseholder. The series numbers eight multifunctional dry cargo ships of this design.

    According to MEB classification, RSD32M vessels refer to the "Azov 5000" type ships with their main task of transporting conventional batches of grain (5,000 tonnes) from Azov and Caspian ports given the draught of 4.20 meters typical for these regions.

    RSD32M vessels are intended to replace obsolete and worn out vessels of Sormovsky and Volgo-Balt types, which are intensely involved in this segment.

    RSD32M vessels can be operated for transportations of general and bulk cargo including grain, packaged and round timber, scrap metal, bunches and rolls of metal, large-sized and heavy-lift cargoes, coal, dangerous goods of 1 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, 9 classes of IMDG Code and cargoes of category B of IMSBC Code. Sailing regions are internal waterways of European part of RF; Azov, Caspian, Black, Mediterranean Baltic, White, North Seas, including voyages around Europe and to Irish Sea in winter.
     
    Being shorter than Volgo-Don Max ships, RSD32M vessels are cheaper to build and operate.

    Class notation: КМ  Ice1 R2 AUT1-ICS CONT (deck, cargo holds Nos.1,2,3) DG (bulk, pack) of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping. Complies with all international conventions in force at the moment of the vessel's keel laying.


    Key particulars: LOA – 123.17 m, BOA – 16.72 m, depth – 5.5 m, river/sea deadweight (with draft of 3.6 m / 4.2 m) - 3,833 DWT / 5,157 DWT, maximum sea deadweight (with draft of 4.745) – 6,221, speed – 10 knots, capacity of hold – 8,804 cbm (8 holds), endurance in sea - 20 days, crew – 11, total number of places – 14, pilot cabin is provided.  
     
    Designed service life of the hull - 24 years.
     
    The lead ship of Project RSD32M, Navis-1, was laid down on 22 May 2018, the second ship in the series – on 26 June 2018, the third ship – on 22 August 2018, the fourth – on 21 September 2018. 
      
    The lead ship of Project RSD32M, Navis-1, was laid down on 22 May 2018, the second ship in the series – on 26 June 2018, the third ship – on 22 August 2018, the fourth – on 21 September 2018, the fifth ship – on 27 November 2018, the sixth – on 27 December 2018, the seventh ship – on 15 February 2019.

    Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard JSC is a modern shipbuilding enterprise and a subsidiary of VBTH division of UCL Holding specialising in the construction of oil tankers, medium-tonnage dry bulk carriers of mixed 'river-sea' sailing, containerships, special crafts and barges. In 2015, the Company became the second largest shipyard in Russia in terms of total tonnage of completed and delivered newbuildings.

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

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    Okskaya Sudoverf launches second dry cargo carrier of Project RSD32M, Navis-2, ordered by STLC >>>>

    Okskaya Sudoverf launches first dry cargo carrier of Project RSD32M >>>>

    Okskaya Sudoverf lays down seventh dry cargo carrier of Project RSD32M >>>>

    Okskaya Sudoverf to build eight dry cargo ships for Navis-1 LLC with STLC as a customer >>>>




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