The laying of the keel of LNG Sibur Tobol

The shipyard Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co.Ltd. (South Korea), the laying of the keel of the second LNG carrier ordered by SCF Group to work on the contract with the petrochemical holding Sibur.

In March last year, a leading Russian shipping company and a leader of the Russian petrochemical industry have signed a long-term agreement on the chartering of two polurefrizheratornyh of gas carriers for regular year-round transportation of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Vessels built under the supervision of two societies — Lloyd’s Register (LR) and the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS).

Vessels are designed to meet all applicable international requirements and standards. Structural Type of cargo tank is removable 4 "C", designed to carry cargo under the pressure of 540 kPa and a total capacity of 20,600 cubic meters. m Completion and delivery of the lead ship to the customer is scheduled for mid-July 2013.
Design of gas tankers LPG tonnage 20,600 cubic meters was developed with the participation of specialists of GFR with the requirements of SIBUR, the latest technological advances in shipbuilding and has a number of competitive advantages over existing counterparts. Construct, in particular a system for ballast water treatment which is mandatory for installation in a ship with the end of 2013. The vessel’s hull will be supported on the basis of the requirements for structural strength calculations for year-round operation in the North Atlantic for 25 years, which will significantly increase the life of vessels in normal conditions. The construction of ships with ice class 1B (Ice3 classification of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping) will ensure their efficient operation at low temperatures of the Baltic Sea during winter navigation.

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