Red Sormovo deposited Turkmen customer second tanker project 19900

Nizhny Novgorod, May 17, 2012. 16.05.12 in Astrakhan port Olya was signed acceptance report tanker project 19900, the customer — The State Service of Maritime and River Transport of Turkmenistan.

  • photo on the head tanker "Jeykhun"
  • photo on the head tanker "Jeykhun"

The tanker was named "Etrek. "  Etrek (Atrek) occurs on one of the great deserts of the world, and pours its waters into the Caspian Sea. The river forms the border between Turkmenistan and Iran, its length — 669 km, of which less than a third goes through the territory of Turkmenistan.

"Etrek" — the second tanker project 19900 and the fourth tanker, built on the Red Sormovo for Turkmen shipping. The head-tanker "Jeykhun" has been delivered to the customer in October 2010, and the British Royal Society of Naval Architects included tanker "Jeykhun" in the list of "Significant Court in 2010."

Volga-Caspian Design Bureau — the designer of the series. In the design takes into account all special requirements and environmental constraints of the world’s oil companies. In this regard, the tanker has been assigned the additional symbol in the symbol class — Eco project at the design stage. Class tanker — KM * Icel [1] R2 AUT1-ICS OMBO LI VCS Oil Tanker (ESP) of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

Specifications: length — 141.4 m, width — 16.84 m, depth — 6.82 m, deadweight — about 7,100 tons with a draft of 4.60 m in the river — 4700 tons with a draft of 3.60 m with a capacity of twelve cargo tanks and two slop tanks — 8256 cu. m Cruising speed — 10.5 knots.

Immediately after the signing of the transfer and acceptance in Astrakhan port Olya ship took in water area of the Caspian Sea and 18 May will go down to the port of Turkmenbashi. Transfer tanker dedicated to the Day of Revival, Unity and Poetry Magtymguly. It was on this day 19 years ago, the country adopted the Constitution, which determined that Turkmenistan is a legal, secular and democratic state.

Magtymguly — an outstanding educator and poet of the 18th century, the classic of Turkmen literature. His musical legacy outstanding linguists studied in Russia and Europe, he was moved by the best Russian poets of Russia. Magtymguly was born on the banks of Etrek.

Transfer the fourth tanker, built Sormovich for Turkmenistan, held on the Day that connects the memory of the great poet with the revival and unity of the nation. All four tankers have names associated with the water element: "Sumbar" (A tributary of the River Atrek) "Khazar" (In Middle Eastern languages, this name is called Caspian Sea) "Jeykhun" (The Arabic name of the Amu-Darya), and "Etrek" (River, which flows into the Caspian Sea). Transfer of the tanker "Etrek" — congratulations Red Sormovo plant Turkmen people.

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