June 21 at the Kherson Shipyard, part of the shipbuilding areas of "Smart-Holding", a ceremonial launching of the tanker project RST27 "SVL UNITY" — the third vessel in a series of tankers that the company is building commissioned by the group of companies SVL (Malta). The total contract value of more than $ 50 million.
The vessel is designed for marine and mixed ("river-sea") transportation of crude oil and petroleum products, including gasoline, without restrictions for flash is provided capable of carrying two types of cargo.
"Kherson Shipyard is the only enterprise in Ukraine today are building ships fully complete the project RST 27, which are very popular. Early implementation of this contract allows us to look forward to further cooperation with SVL and new customers," — said the general director Oleg Kherson Shipyard Fedak.
Co-owner of SVL Artemy Ossipyan stressed that the first ship successfully passed sea trials and has already begun work. Second — is preparing for the same exam, which will take place in the near future.
Recall that the contract for the construction of three tankers of complete "river-sea" was signed between the Kherson Shipyard and Maltese company SVL in 2011. The lead ship of the project RST27 "LES LIBERTY" was delivered to the customer on March 22 of this year. The degree of readiness of the second ship of the series in early June of this year was 96.2%. In late June, the tanker will start sea trials. Fully perform the contract will be completed in 2013.