Nizhny Novgorod, February 28, 2012. At the factory "Red Sormovo" the laying of the sixth tanker project RST27 for the company Volga-Balt Tanker. In June 2011, a contract was signed for the construction of five tankers of this project, the second contract for the construction of five more tankers was signed in October. Descent brain tanker took place on 17 February this year.
Self-propelled vessels with cargo and 6 2 slop tanks are designed for mixed (river-sea), the bulk transport of crude oil and petroleum products, including gasoline, without restrictions for flash-point, with the provision of cargo transportation with maintaining a temperature of 60 ° C. Provides simultaneous transport of two kinds of cargo.
Architectural and Structural Type: Steel-deck motor ship with two rotary steerable propellers, with forecastle and poop, aft wheelhouse and the engine and boiler room, with a double bottom and double sides.
With draft of 3.6 meters per deadweight of 5378 tons, with a draft of 4.2 meters in the sea deadweight — 6980 tons. Court satisfy the dimensions of the Volga-Don Canal and Volga — Baltic Way. Overall length of the vessel — 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. In the main engine two diesel engines WARTSILA 6L20 maximum continuous power of 1200 kW.
Area of operation: Russian inland waterways subject to the restrictions and marine areas of Compliance restricted navigation area R2, with a wave height of 3% probability 7.0 m, the distance from the refuge no more than 100 miles and allowable distance between shelters to 200 miles. 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. The plant is part of the JSC "United Shipbuilding Corporation".