At JSC "Baltic Shipyard" 7 February 2012. the ceremony of laying the fourth oil tanker project in 2734 for LLC "Contour" (part of the bunker holding "Baltic Fuel Company"), according to the press service of the plant. The length of the vessel will be 108 m, width — 16.6 m, depth — 4.75 m, capacity — 5 tons vessel will be built under the supervision of Russian River Register.
Oil tanker designed to transport petroleum products with flash point of 60 degrees and above, including requiring heating. Navigation area — inland waterways and marine areas for non-powered cargo ships, where the thickness of broken ice does not exceed 20 cm not self-propelled oil tanker will be equipped with double bottom and double sides in the vicinity of 12 cargo tanks.
Recall that the company November 11, 2010 signed a contract to build barges "turnkey". The first tanker, named "Taisa", was launched on September 27 2011. 29 December 2011. had been launched the second ship in the series. The tanker was given the name "Maria". Delivery of the third tanker is scheduled for the first quarter of 2012
"We plan to use all four oil tankers during the summer navigation 2012., — Said General Director of Baltic Fuel Company Stanislav Korneev. — With this fleet we are planning to transport petroleum products on inland waterways of Russia. We are developing a new direction for us, diversifying and expanding business its geographical presence. All four tankers will be involved in the transportation of petroleum products from refineries in the central region of Russia to the ports of the North-West. "