Launched head tanker project RST25 «Alexander Shemagin

The descent of head oil tanker project RST25 «Alexander Shemagin" being built to order of "Moscow River Shipping" (MCI) to «Nobel Shipyard» (Rybinsk), held November 15, 2011. According to the press service of "the Moscow River Shipping", the transfer of the vessel to the customer is expected at the end of April 2012, the beginning of operation — from May 2012.

Vessels of RST25 — a new type of tanker "river-sea" class with increased environmental security and automation. The project is designed "Marine Engineering Bureau" (Odessa). The self-propelled oil tanker project RST25 equipped with 6 cargo tanks and is designed to carry crude oil and petroleum products, including gasoline, without restrictions for flash-point, with the ability to simultaneously transport two loads of different varieties. 

The maximum length of the tanker — 139.99 m, the estimated width — 16.6 m, draft in the sea / river — 4,175 m / 3.6 m Capacity 6 cargo tanks and two slop tanks is 6990 cubic meters. m, deadweight — about 6610 tons with a draft 4.17 m, with river draft 3.6 m — about 5130 tons, cruising speed — 10.5 knots.

A distinctive feature of the tankers of the project is to use as a single means of movement and management of full-circle steerable propellers, no longitudinal bulkhead in the center plane, using submersible pumps, a set of complete absence of the tanks. The vessel meets the dimensions of the Volga-Don Canal and Volga-Baltic Waterway.

Construction of the head oil tanker is in accordance with the approved schedule.

The lead ship of the project RST25 «Alexander Shemagin" was laid 21 December 2010, the second ship of the project RST25 «Pavel Yudin," was laid May 17, 2011, the third vessel of RST25 «Julius Makarenkov" October 1, 2011.

OJSC "Moscow River Shipping" — One of the leading companies offering services for freight and passengers on inland waterways of the Russian Federation. On the balance of the shipping company has 150 units. cargo and more than 60 units. passenger fleet. The plant is part of the holding company "Moscow River Shipping" (General Director Konstantin Anisimov), which is also the operator of a series of three tankers of river-sea navigation.

Ltd. "Nobel Shipyard» was founded in 1907. Specializes in the construction of marine and river vessels, and also performs ship repair work. It is the largest shipbuilding enterprise in the Upper Volga. Area businesses more than 214 thousand square meters. m, of which 100 thousand square meters. m busy with well-equipped manufacturing plants. The Group employs over 500 people.

The company cooperates with Dutch customers in the manufacture of shells for dry cargo vessels, tankers, barges and other vessels. Towing buildings in Europe is produced along the route: Port of Rybinsk — Rybinsk Reservoir — the Volga-Baltic Canal — Lake Onega — Lake Ladoga — the port of St. Petersburg.

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