Oka Shipyard starts construction of the fifth tanker VFTanker


"Oka Shipyard" laid the keel of the fifth tanker "Volga-Don max" class project RST27 deadweight in the sea / river 6980/5378 tons. The customer is the shipping company "VFTanker" (part of the holding VBTH, majority shareholder is an international transport group Universal Cargo Logistics Holding). RST27 project designed by the Marine Engineering Bureau. Hull’s theoretical forms are the product of the research work carried out in 2010, were created using the methods of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD simulation) model and have been tested in experimental pool Central Research Institute. Acad. AN Krylov. Vessels of RST27 meet the dimensions of the Volga-Don Canal and Volga — Baltic Way.  Specifications:

  • Overall length is — 140.85 m,
  • width — 16.6 m,
  • depth — 6 m,
  • capacity of six cargo tanks and two slop tanks — 8100 m3,
  • deadweight — 6980 tons with a draft of 4.2 m
  • deadweight in river draft of 3.6 m — 5378 tons,
  • Cruising speed — 10 knots,
  • performance of cargo pumps — 6 x 200 m3/ H;
  • Crew — 12 people
  • seats — 14 + pilot,
  • autonomy (in the sea / river) — 20/12 days.

 Apply to tankers of "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). Vessels of RST27 designed to carry crude oil and petroleum products without restrictions for flash. As the main engines are two medium-speed diesels to 1200 kW, operating on heavy fuel oil with a viscosity of IFO380. Thruster — 230 kW. The power plant consists of three diesel generators from 292 kW emergency diesel generator parking 136 kW. 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). All in all, "Oka Shipyard" to be built fifteen tankers project RST27.



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