A contract was signed between the plant "Red Sormovo" and by United Petroleum Trading (UK) LLP, (London, UK). Under the terms of the contract for the customer will be built four product tankers project RST27, all tankers will be passed in 2013. The signing of the contract took place on December 27, thanks to the joint efforts of the factory "Red Sormovo" and MNP Group.
- tanker project RST27
In 2012, at the "Red Sormovo" was built nine tankers RST27 project for the company "Volga-Balt-Tanker". Product tanker project RST27 is a self-propelled vessel of class "Volga-Don Max", which is designed for mixed (river-sea), the bulk transport of crude oil and petroleum products, including gasoline, without restrictions for flash. Tanker provides simultaneously carries two kinds of cargo. We tankers increased environmental safety.Deadweight in the river is 5378 tons deadweight with a draft of 4.2 m in the sea is — 6980 tons. The ship’s length — 140.85 m, width — 16.86 m, depth — 6 m Capacity of cargo tanks — 7828 m3 capacity of slop tanks — 280 m3 capacity of ballast tanks — 4650 m3. Service speed — 10.0 knots. Crew — 12 people, places — 14. Provides sanitary cabin and a cabin for the pilot. As the main power plant uses two diesel engines WARTSILA 6L20 maximum continuous power of 1200 kW.
Operating conditions in the sea: episodic year-round ice-free in the seas, and the rare ice non-Arctic seas (5 knots) in the rivers — in the extended navigation respectively Ice1 ice class at an outdoor temperature -20 ° C.
"Plant" Red Sormovo "(Nizhny Novgorod) one of the oldest shipyards in Russia, founded in 1849. Shipyard has made an enormous contribution to the development of the submarine and domestic commercial fleet. Multiple winner of the All-Russia competitions, including the competition "Best Enterprises of Russia", "Best Russian Exporter", "Best Manager Russia", "Investor of the Year." All vessels built by the Red Sormovo meet the requirements of the international conventions for the protection of life and the environment, equipped with the latest equipment. "Red Sormovo" — shipyard, the owner of the relevant world-class technology and characterized by cost competitiveness, it is able to provide the output of shipbuilding products within its capacity. Currently, the plant is part of the JSC "United Shipbuilding Corporation".