Okskaya Sudoverf signes contract for procurement of main propulsion engines

09 February 2018
Category: Other topics

Okskaya Sudoverf (a company of UCL Holding) has signed a contract with YANMAR (Japan) for procurement of 16 main propulsion engines intended for vessels of Project RSD32М that will be built by the shipyard for Navis-1 LLC  (Moscow).

The contract foresees the supply of eight sets consisting of two YANMAR 6EY22AW engines with rated output of 1,180 kW each at engine speed of 900 min-1.

The contract for building a series of eight dry cargo ships of Project RSD32M was signed on 30 November 2017. The ships are to be built and delivered to the customer in the second half of 2019.

About Okskaya Sudoverf and UCL Holding:

Okskaya Sudoverf JSC 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.