Nizhny Novgorod, 22.04.2011g.
At the factory "Red Sormovo" (part of "MNP") with the opening of navigation began sea trials tankers built for companies SVL (SVL asset trading became Ltd.) and "VF Tanker ".
The contract with the SVL to build two oil tankers with a deadweight of more than 7 tons was signed in May 2010. Contract with "VFTanker" was signed in July 2010 and includes the construction of seven oil tankers project 19614.
Tankers for the company SVL new project 19900 "Volga-Caspian Design Bureau" are intended for the transport of crude oil, gas condensate and oil. Deadweight — 7.1 thousand tons with a draft of 4.6 m, in the river — 4.7 thousand tons with a draft 3.6 m Capacity 12 cargo tanks and two slop tanks — 8256 cu. m, main engine power — 2 to 1.2 MW each, cruising speed — 10.5 knots. Vessels designed for class KM Icel  R2 AUT1-ICS OMBO LI VCS Oil Tanker (ESP) Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.
Tankers for "VFTanker" Project 19614 — the largest of Russian vessels for river navigation, belong to the class of "river-sea" and are able to transport crude oil and petroleum products. Project that will be built vessels brought into compliance with the latest edition of the Register and the rules of international conventions on safety. DWT tankers — 5.53 thousand tons, length — 141 m, width — 16.9 m, depth — 6.1 m, draft — 3,73 / 3,6 m, the volume of cargo tanks — 6 720 thousand cubic . 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.
"Plant" Red Sormovo "- the oldest Russian shipbuilding company, founded in 1849. The total deadweight Red Sormovo factory built in 2010, 7 vessels of 58 tons.