At the factory "Red Sormovo" today, July 7, 2011, was handed over to the company "VFTanker" (part of Universal Cargo Logistics Holding) a new oil tanker project 19614. As the press service of the plant, the ship "Mechanic Panteleev," the fifth in a series of eight tankers, was launched on June 11, 2011.
Deadweight — 5530 tons, length — 141 m, width — 16.9 m, depth — 6.1 m, draft — 3,73 / 3,6 m, the volume of cargo tanks — 6720 cu. m, speed — not less than 10 knots, the crew — 14/16 persons, endurance — 15/10 days. Navigation area — inland waterways and offshore non-Arctic areas in accordance with the class of the ship. Class: KM * Ice1 R2-RSN AUT3 VCS Oil tanker.
The company "VFTanker" (Nizhny Novgorod) provides inland water transportation of petroleum products. On the balance sheet of the company is more than 40 vessels with a total tonnage of more than 170 tons. The main route — transportation of petroleum products from the factories of the White River region and Kama to St. Petersburg, and Vysotska on marine vessels to the port of destination.
"Plant" Red Sormovo "(Nizhny Novgorod) — one of the oldest Russian shipbuilding companies, founded in 1849. Included in the group "MNP" along with "Sormovskoye mechanical engineering" and "Volga-Caspian Design Bureau".