The Okskaya Sudoverf launched the 14th tanker of the project RST27

30 March 2017
Category: Vessel descent

On March 30, 2017, the Okskaya Sudoverf (part of UCL Holding) hosted the ceremonial launch of the 14th tanker from the project series RST27 "Balt Fleet 15", construction number 2714. "Balt Fleet 15" - the second and final ship in Series of tankers of the project RST27, built by the Okskaya Sudoverf  for LLC "BF Tanker".

The contract with the Okskaya Sudoverf for the construction of the vessel was concluded in September 2015 at the International Exhibition "NEVA-2015". In total, the Okskaya Sudoverf built 5 vessels for the BF Tanker, including 2 vessels RST27 and 3 vessels of the RST54 project.

The ceremony of the descent was attended by the management of the Okskaya Sudoverf, representatives of the city administration, guests of honor, as well as employees and residents of the city.

In continuation of the ceremony, according to the tradition of shipbuilding, a bottle of champagne was broken about the ship's side. To become the godmother of the ship was the honor of Tatyana Prozorova, acting head of the financial control department of the T.A. Management.

According to the general director of the Okskaya Sudoverf Vladimir P. Kulikov: "The Okskaya Sudoverf is not going to stop there, it is ready to increase the volumes and rates of production. The hulls of the self-propelled pontoon PST-1 are being built, and the multifunctional marine diving vessel-catamaran of the SDS18 project is being built. "

Vessels of the project RST27 have a record coefficient of the total fullness of 0.93, while the head tanker showed a speed line of 11.7 knots at a measured line with a power on the shafts of 2100 kW (0.875 of the power of the main engines) and 3.2 n with 3.2 m in the fore, aft 3.3 M.

Thus, the contract deadweight of 6980/5378 tons is overfulfilled by 50 tons, the contract speed is more than a knot.


Additional Information:

Vessels of the project RST27 satisfy the dimensions of the Volga-Don Shipping Canal and the Volga-Baltic Way. The overall length is 140.85 m, width - 16.6 m, the height of the side - 6.0 m. Relate to the tankers of the Volga-Don Max class.

The vessel of the project RST27 is designed for transportation of crude oil and petroleum products without any limitation on the flash point, as well as chemical bulk cargo. The capacity of six cargo tanks and two slop tanks is 8,100 cubic meters. M, deadweight in the sea - 7022 tons with a draft of 4.20 m, in the river with a draft of 3.60 m - a record 5420 tons, speed in operation - 11.0 knots. Crew - 12 people, seats - 14 + pilot.

Okskaya sudoverf, JSC - a modern shipyard a part of division VBTH international transport group UCL Holding. The main activities of the company are shipbuilding: oil tankers and dry cargo medium-tonnage vessels of river-sea going, container ships, special vessels, barges.

UCL Holding is an international transport group consolidating a number of Russian shipping, shipbuilding, railway, stevedoring, and logistics companies. UCL Holding also includes the North-Western and Volga Shipping Companies, the company VF. Tanker, shipbuilding and logistics assets.