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2018 May 18 17:17

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

Okskaya Sudoverf shipyard (a company of UCL Holding) says it delivered the first non-self-propelled tank barge of Project ROB20, Belmax 1, to the customer, PAO STLC, on 17 May 2018.

Non-self-propelled tank barges of Project ROB20 are intended for transportation of petroleum products with a flashpoint of 610C 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 contract for construction of the barges was signed on 31 October 2017 with the keel of the first barge laid on 22 November 2017.

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

Slop tanks capacity, m3

340

Cargo tanks capacity, m3

6,530

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.