Okskaya Sudoverf launches fifth barge of Project ROB20

25 July 2018
Category: Vessel descent

On 25 July 2018, Okskaya Sudoverf shipyard (a company of UCL Holding) launched the fifth non-self-propelled barge of Project ROB20, Belmax 5, built for PAO STLC.

The launching ceremony was attended by representatives of the customer, Navashino district administration, business partners and employees of Okskaya Sudoverf, Navashino citizens.

Irina Mizikayeva, Chief Manager-Expert, Support of Activities and Trade Procedures, Client Department, PAO STLC, acted as a godmother of the new ship.

In his opening speech, Okskaya Sudoverf Director General Vladimir Kulikov thanked the shipyard personnel for the work performed and marked high professionalism of Navashino shipbuilders.

Non-self-propelled tank barges of Project ROB20 are intended for transportation of petroleum products with a flashpoint of 610C and above. With their double sides and double bottoms the vessels feature an improved level of environmental friendliness. The barges will be operated on the Belaya, Kama and Volga rivers.

The ship’s class notation:   O 2.0 non-self-propelled liquid bulk carrier.

Key particulars:

Overall length, m 118,79
Length between perpendiculars, m 117,90
Length according to KVL, m 117,775
Width overall, m 22,80
Width is calculated, m 22,60
Height of the side to the main deck, m 3,00
Trunk height, m 1,00
Board height, m 4,00
Draft, m 2,75
Deadweight at draft of 2.75 m, t 6013
Sludge tank capacity, m3 340
Capacity of cargo tanks, m3 6530
The maximum capacity of cargo tanks (include a settling tank No. 1 and a discharge shaft), m3 6860

The contract for construction of a series of barges was signed on 31 October 2017. The fifth barge was laid down on 26 March 2018.

The project designer - Marine Engineering Bureau.

About company:

AO Okskaya Sudoverf is a modern shipbuilding enterprise, a part of VBTH division of the international transportation group UCL Holding. Okskaya Sudoverf specializes in the construction of oil tankers, medium-tonnage dry cargo vessels of mixed 'river-sea' class, containerships, special crafts and barges. In 2015, Okskaya Sudoverf became the second largest shipyard in Russia in terms of the total newbuilds’ tonnage.

UCL Holding (Universal Cargo Logistics Holding) is an international transportation group consolidating a number of Russian shipping, shipbuilding, railway, stevedoring and logistic companies. VBTH, the group's division, also comprises North-Western Shipping Company, Volga Shipping Company, V.F. Tanker, shipbuilding and logistics assets.