Oka Shipyard (Navashino city, Nizhny Novgorod region) January 20, 2012 laid the keel of the fourth tanker "Volga-Don max" class project RST27 deadweight in the sea / river 6980/5378 tons for the shipping company "VFTanker" (part of the holding VBTH, the majority shareholder of which is the international transport group Universal Cargo Logistics Holding).
In comparison with other projects of the new Bureau of the tanker project RST27 have reinforced river function, increased by 700 tonnes deadweight in the river while maintaining high capacity cargo tanks and ruggedized housing (marine grade II or R2 district — the old classification of RS).
Vessels of RST27 meet the dimensions of the Volga-Don Canal and Volga — Baltic Way. Overall length of 140.85 m, width — 16.6 m, depth — 6.0 m Belong to tankers "Volga-Don max" class.
In the design takes into account the special requirements of Russian and international oil companies, additional environmental constraints class of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping "ECO PROJECT» (ECO-S).
RST27 craft project designed for the transportation of crude oil and petroleum products without restrictions for flash.
Capacity of six cargo tanks and two slop tanks of 8,100 cubic meters. m, deadweight — 6980 tons at draft 4.20 m, in the river draft of 3.60 m — 5378 tons, cruising speed — 10.0 knots.
RST27 craft project meets the requirements of the class of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping KM Ice1 R2 AUT1-ICS OMBO VCS ECO-S Oil tanker (ESP).
Whole Plant to be built fifteen tankers project RST27. The lead ship of the project was laid RST27 Oka Shipyard on 20 October 2011.
"Oka Shipyard" (Navashino city, Nizhny Novgorod region) was founded in 1907. Modern of "Oka Shipyard" was created by way of privatization of the state enterprise "Navashino Shipyard" Oka ". Shipyard is a manufacturer and supplier of river and sea vessels of various types and purposes.
Ltd. "VF Tanker " — leading carrier of petroleum products on inland waterways of Russia. Part of the holding VBTH, majority shareholder is an international transport group Universal Cargo Logistics Holding, consolidating a number of Russian rail, stevedoring, shipping and shipbuilding companies.