• 2019 May 29 15:00

    Volzhsky Shipyard launched product/chemical tanker Marlin of Project RST22TP

    On 29 May 2019, Volzhsky Shipyard JSC (Vega Group) launched the 7,000DWT product / chemical tanker Marlin of Project RST22TP, says press center of Marine Engineering Bureau, the series designer.
    The tanker is a self-propelled ship with 6 cargo tanks intended for transportation of crude oil and oil products including petrol with no flash point limit and the maintenance of the cargo temperature at 50 ºC. Therewith, the simultaneous transportation of 6 kinds of cargo is provided (the list of chemically hazardous cargoes allowed for transportation numbers 53 items).
    The vessels satisfies the Volga-Don Canal and the Volga-Baltic Waterway dimensions. The length of RST22TP vessel is 139.95 m, breadth – 16.6 m, depth – 6.0 m.

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping class notation: KM  Ice1 R2 АUT1-ICS VCS OMBO BWM (T) oil/chemical tanker type 2 (ESP).
    RST22TP ships can operate round the year in sea areas of R2 class including Europe and inland water ways of Russia.
    The ships comply with IMO2 requirements for transportation of chemically hazardous liquids.
    Capacity of six cargo tanks and two slop tanks is 8,089 cbm, sea DWT at 4.60-meter draft reaches 7,000 tonnes, river DWT / 3.60-m draft is 4,706 tonnes, operational speed is 12 knots. 

    Crew - 12, places - 14 + pilot. Endurance (sea/river) - 20 / 10 days.
    The Marlin, lead ship of Project RST22TP (hull No 371) was laid down on 17 June 2010.

    Vega Group established in 2004 comprises Management Company “Vega” LLC, United Shipyards Vega CJSC, Volzhsky Shipyard CJSC, Akhtubinsky Shipyard CJSC, Balakovo Sudoremzavod  LLC.

    The main activities of the group of companies: shipbuilding industry (large-capacity dry cargo and oil-loading, self-propelled and non-propelled fleet of oil tankers of the "river-sea" dry cargo and oil barges, dredgers, floating pumping stations for irrigation, Doc - caissons, floating stripping station pontoons different types of passenger fleet); alterations (modernization, renovation) of various types of vessels; complex repair of vessels (hull, propulsion system, steerable complex piping systems and equipment, cleaning and painting of the body), and other works; marine engineering (wide range), metal, metal fabrication of various kinds; winter sucks and equipment of ships going out in coastal areas, equipment and materials in accordance with the requirements of the Register.

    The assets of the enterprises included in the group - the development and serial production of river and sea transport vehicles, in accordance with the rules of river and maritime registers.

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