2018 June 28 10:01

Okskaya Sudoverf lays down second dry cargo carrier of Project RSD32M

On 26 June 2018, Okskaya Sudoverf (a company of UCL Holding) laid down the second multi-purpose 6,220 DWT dry cargo carrier of Project RSD32M in a series of eight ships ordered by PAO State Transport Leasing Company, says the shipyard.

RSD32M ships designed by Marine Engineering Bureau are intended for transportation of general and dry bulk cargo (including grain), bundled sawn timber, round timber, metal scrap, bundled and coiled metal, heavy and oversized cargo, coal, hazardous cargo of class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, 9 and category “B” on inland water ways of the Russian Federation in the Azov, Caspian, Black, Mediterranean, Baltic, White and North Seas including sailings around Europe and in the Irish Sea during winter season.

The shipbuilding contract was signed on 30 November 2017.

AO Okskaya Sudoverf 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.

Universal Cargo Logistics Holding (UCL Holding) is an international transportation group established in 2007. The group comprises Freight One, a railway operator with a nationwide network of branches; stevedoring companies Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg, Container terminal Saint-Petersburg and Multipurpose Reloading Complex LLC based in North-West of Russia as well as Tuapse and Taganrog commercial seaports in the South of the country; Volga Shipping Company, North-Western Shipping Company and V.F. Tanker; Okskaya Sudoverf shipyard.

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