Nizhny Novgorod, February 21, 2011. The Red Sormovo on Saturday 19 February lowered the tanker, built for "VF Tanker ". The ship was named "Mechanic Belov." The contract between the plant Red Sormovo within the MNE group, and the company "VF Tanker "concluded in July 2010.
According to the contract by the Red Sormovo will be built seven oil tankers project 19614. All tankers will be delivered to the customer in 2011. "Mechanic Antonov" (pictured) — the first in the series, launched on 30 December 2010. The entire series will get the names of the mechanics of the shipping company "Volga Shipping Company," died in the battles of the Volga Flotilla.
Tankers "river-sea" are designed to carry crude oil and petroleum products. Deadweight — 5530 tons, length — 141 m, width — 16.9 m, depth — 6.1 m, draft — 3,73 / 3,60 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.
Godmother of the tanker "Belov Mechanic" by Elena Orlova, chief of the legal department of the company, "VF Tanker ". Among those who arrived from the customer: Sergei Bryzgalov, managing director, Andrew Monichev, chief engineer, Alexander Khlyustov, head of the technical department, Valery Kuznetsov, senior technical manager and other representatives of the company.