On December 20, 2017, the keel of the third of the ten non-self-propelled loading barges of the project ROB20 , commissioned by Pola Rise (St. Petersburg), was laid on the JSC “Okskaya Sudoverf”(part of UCL Holding).
Non-self-propelled loading barges are designed to transport petroleum products with a flashpoint of 610 ° C or higher. The main cargo is fuel oil.
The project was developed by Marine Engineering Bureau.
The contract for the construction of barges was signed on October 31, 2017.
The vessels are planned to be built and handed over to the customer in the first half of 2018.
JSC “Okskaya Sudoverf”is a modern shipbuilding enterprise as part of the VBTH division of the international transport group UCL Holding. The main activities of the enterprise are shipbuilding: oil-loading and dry-cargo medium-tonnage mixed vessels, container ships, special vessels, barges. In 2015, the JSC “Okskaya Sudoverf” became the second largest shipbuilding enterprise in Russia in terms of the total tonnage of constructed ships.
UCL Holding is an international transport group consolidating a number of Russian shipping, shipbuilding, railway, stevedoring and logistics companies. The group also includes the North-Western and Volga Shipping Companies, the company "VF. Tanker, shipbuilding and logistics assets.