Okskaya shipyard launches sixth combination bulk oil / deck cargo carrier of Project RST54 built for BF Tanker (photo)
On March 17, 2015, Okskaya shipyard launched the sixth combination bulk oil / deck cargo carrier of mixed ‘river-sea’ type, Balt Flot 6 (Project RST54, Hull No 5406), built for Balt Flot Tanker (BFT, Saint-Petersburg), BFT told IAA PortNews.
Following the launching, outfitting of the ship will be done before the tanker will undergo sea trials in May 2016 and will be delivered to the customer.
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA, UK) earlier included RST54 Project ships into the list of top 50 vessels of 2014.
RST54 project vessels of Volga-Don Max class meet the dimensions of the Volga-Don Ship Canal and Volga-Baltic Waterway. LOA - 140.85 m, beam - 16.6 m, depth – 6.0 m. Class of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping - M-ПР2,5 (ice30) А. Crew - 12 persons (14 places + pilot). Sea endurance - 20 days.
Okskaya Sudoverf (Shipyard “Oka”) based in Navashino of Nizhny Novgorod region was founded in 1907. The modern Okskaya Shipyard JSC was established through privatization of the state enterprise Navashino Shipyard “Oka”. The firm specializes in building multipurpose river and sea going vessels, container carriers, special ships, barges. The company’s major shareholder is Universal Cargo Logistics Holding B.V. (UCL Holding).
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