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2018 October 15 16:20

Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard delivers 8,140 DWT Pola Fiva, fifth dry cargo carrier of Project RSD59

Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard (a company of United Shipbuilding Corporation) has delivered the fifth dry cargo carrier of Project RSD59, Pola Fiva, says Marine Engineering Bureau, the series designer. The ship’s sea deadweight has been increased by 414 tonnes to 8,144 tonnes.

Under the contract with State Leasing Transport Company as the customer and shipping company Paula Rise as leaseholder, Krasnoye Sormovo is to build five ships of Project RSD59 with Nevsky Shipyard to deliver five more ships of this project. The contract was signed in December 2016.

To date, the four RSD59 vessels - Pola Makaria, Pola Sofia, Pola Filofeya and Pola Feodosia have been delivered to the Customer and are being operated on inland waterways.

RSD59 ships of Volgo-Don Max class have two cargo holds and the maximum dimensions to sail along the Volga-Don canal.

The vessel is designed for transportation of general, containerized cargo, timber, grain, oversize cargo and dangerous goods of B Class in R2 navigation area with waves up to 3% and standing off a place of shelter within 100 miles (distance between shelters should not exceed 200 miles), inland waterways of Russia (with some restrictions).

Key particulars of the ship: LOA – 140.88 m; Breadth – 16.98 m; Depth – 6 m; River/Sea DWT – 5,128/7,535 m; Cargo holds capacity – 11,292 m; Number of holds – two, River/Sea draft – 3.6/4.53 m, Endurance - 20/12 days. 

Class notation: КМ Ice2 R2 АUT1-ICS CONT (deck, cargo holds Nos.1.2) DG (bulk, pack).

Project RSD59 designer is Marine Engineering Bureau – Design SPb. Working design document was developed by Volga-Caspian Design Bureau.

Krasnoye Sormovo PJSC is one of the oldest shipbuilding companies in Russia, founded in 1849. Throughout the 75-year period, more than three hundred submarines and rescue vehicles including 25 nuclear ones have been built and modernized by Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard. Today, Krasnoye Sormovo builds vessels of commercial fleet meeting the requirements of international conventions on reliability and safety. Some of Krasnoye Sormovo tankers are in the list of Significant Ships of the Year by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA).

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