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Odesa  >  News  >  Maritime Sector
Oka shipyard lays the second Volga-Don tanker RST27 designed in Odesa
Nov 01 2011, 11:54

ODESA, NOVEMBER 1st, 2011, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE — Oka Shipyard, Russia, has laid the second Volga-Don tanker RST27 designed by Marine Engineering Bureau, Odesa, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports

The press office of the Bureau informed today, 1 November.

According to their report, 27 October, Oka Shipyard laid the keel of the second Volga-Don max tanker (Project RST27), deadweight at sea/river making 6980/5378 tons.

The customer is VF Tanker Shipping Company (VBTH Holding, the main shareholder of which is an international transport group Universal Cargo Logistics Holding, consolidating a number of Russian shipping, stevedoring and shipping companies).

“The ship’s hull of the new project are the product of research conducted in 2010, was created using the methods of computational fluid mechanics (CFD modelling) and the model has been tested in experimental pool of the Krylov Shipbuilding Research Institute.

In comparison with other Bureau’s projects, the RST27 is new has an enhanced river function, increased by 700 tons deadweight in the river (compared to the Armada), while maintaining high capacity of cargo tanks and high-strength body.

INFORMATION: OJSC Marine Engineering Bureau was registered on March, 23rd, 1995 in Odesa, Ukraine. It was founded by a group of scientists of the Shipbuilding Department, Odesa National Maritime University. OJSC Marine Engineering Bureau works out pre-contract classification projects, projects of “conversion”, upgrade and renewal of sea vessels for internal and mixed journeys. They also prepare projects for increasing carrying and container capacities of ships and other related work.


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