Red Sormovo launched the eighth vessel project RST27 «VF Tanker — 8

"Plant" Red Sormovo "launched the eighth tanker project RST27« VF Tanker — 8 "for the company" Volga-Balt-Tanker ". The press service of the shipyard. "Red Sormovo" and the company "Volga-Balt-Tanker" signed two contracts for the construction of 10 product tankers project RST27. The first contract for five tankers was signed in June 2011, a second contract to build the next 5 tankers was signed in October.

All tankers are launched ahead of the contractual deadline. Shipyard can pass a whole lot this year already (by contract — 5, 2012, 5 — in 2013). Vessels of RST27 designed to carry crude oil and petroleum products without restrictions for flash. Tankers satisfy the dimensions of the Volga-Don Canal and Volga-Baltic Waterway. Overall length of the vessel is 140.85 m, width — 16.6 m, depth — 6 m Belong to tankers of "Volga-Don max" class. Capacity 6 cargo tanks and two slop tanks of the ship is 8100 cubic meters, deadweight — 6980 tons with a draft of 4.2 m in the river at draft 3.6 m — 5378 tons, cruising speed — 10 knots. Cargo system is designed for simultaneous transport of two kinds of cargo, cargo pump performance — 6 x 200 cu. m / hour. There are 2 auxiliary steam boiler capacity of 2.5 t / h In the main engine 2 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. Crew — 12 people, places — 14, as well as the pilot. Autonomy (in the sea / river) — 20/12 days.

"Plant" Red Sormovo "(Nizhny Novgorod) — one of the oldest Russian shipbuilding companies, founded in 1849, is part of USC.

"Volga-Balt-Tanker" (part of the holding VBTH, majority shareholder is an international transport group Universal Cargo Logistics Holding) was established in 2001 with the participation of "shipping company" Volga Shipping Company, "is engaged in inland water transportation of petroleum products. "Volga-Balt-Tanker" has on its balance sheet of more than 40 ships with a total tonnage of more than 170 tons, equipped for transportation of petroleum products. The main route — transportation of petroleum products from the factories of the White River region and Kama to St. Petersburg and on marine vessels to the port of destination.

The lead ship of the project "VF Tanker — 1" (building number 02001) was laid down on 30.08.11. The descent took place on 17.02.12. Commissioned 05.05.12.
The second ship Project "VF Tanker — 2" (building number 02002) was laid down on 15.11.11. The descent took place on 14.04.12. Commissioned 23.05.12.
The third vessel Project "VF Tanker — 3" (building number 02003) was laid 03.10.11. The descent took place on 17.03.12. Commissioned 17.05.12.
The fourth ship Project "VF Tanker — 4" (building number 02004) was laid down on 20.12.11. The descent took place on 18.05.12. Commissioned 09.06.12.
The fifth ship Project "VF Tanker — 5" (building number 02005) was laid down on 15.12.11. The descent took place on 15.06.12. Commissioned 10.07.12.
The sixth ship Project "VF Tanker — 6" (building number 02006) was laid 28.02.12. The descent took place on 12.07.12. Commissioned 20.08.12.
The seventh ship Project "VF Tanker — 7" (building number 02007) was laid 30.03.12. The descent took place on 16.08.12. Commissioned 17.09.12.
The eighth ship Project "VF Tanker — 8" (building number 02008) was laid 30.04.12.Spusk held 28/09/12.
The ninth ship Project "VF Tanker — 9" (building number 02009) was laid 08.06.12.
The tenth ship Project "VF Tanker — 10" (building number 02010) was laid 31.07.12.

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