2017 November 23 15:44

Okskaya shipyard lays down the first non-self-propelled oil barge in a series of ten vessels ordered by STLC

Okskaya Sudoverf (part of UCL Holding) says it has laid down the first non-self-propelled loading barge of Project ROB20 a series of ten vessels to be built for Pola Rise LLC (St. Petersburg) with STLC as a customer.

The keel-laying ceremony for the Hull No 4101 was held on 22 November 2017.  

Non-self-propelled loading barges are designed to transport petroleum products with a flashpoint of 610C and above, the main cargo is fuel oil. Operation area: Belaya River - Volga River.

The project was developed by Marine Engineering Bureau.

The contract was signed on 31 October 2017 with the delivery scheduled for the first half of 2018.

Main dimensions: LOA – 118.79 m, BOA – 22.80 m, depth – 4 m, draft – 2.75 m, deadweight – 6,013 t, cargo tanks capacity – 6,530 cbm. RRR class - О 2.0 non-self-propelled tanker.

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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